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Conditions – Orthopaedics

Home Conditions – Orthopaedics

Our consultant team provides orthopedic treatment for a wide range of medical conditions of orthopaedics, out of which some are listed below. Please contact our consultants for additional information on the subject or to discuss any of your complaints that might not have appeared in the list.

• Knee pain and injuries
• Shoulder pain and injuries
• Back and neck pain
• Hand pain and injuries
• Hip pain and injuries
• Foot injuries and disorders
• Diabetic foot
• Problems with elbow pain and injuries
• Bone diseases
• Carpal tunnel syndrome
• Cartilage disorders
Sports related injuries and complaints
• Dislocations and other movement disorders
• Sprains due to stretched or torn muscles, tendon or ligaments

Orthopaedic surgeries

The department also has a proven record of carrying out a wide spectrum of musculoskeletal surgeries over the years. In addition to the traditional open surgery, the recent innovations in orthopaedic surgery such as minimally invasive joint replacements are being practiced with excellent results. The hospital was the pioneer in introducing the hip resurfacing arthroplasty in Kerala for arthritic patients below the age of 55 years. Some of the routine surgeries carried out by our specialists include:

• Keyhole surgeries for fractures, grafts
• Arthroscopic surgeries
• Deformity corrections
Limb lengthening and shortening
Ilizarov technique for limb reconstruction
Total knee replacement
Total hip replacement
Hip resurfacing arthroplasty
• Total shoulder replacement
• Hand-small joints replacement
• Spine surgery
• Orthotics and prosthetics
• Orthopaedic oncology

Paediatric Orthopaedics

Paediatric orthopaedics handles the orthopedic treatment of any bone, joints or muscle problems faced by children of all ages. In many cases the treatment plan for children is different from the ones carried out in adults for similar conditions. This is due to the fact that children are still growing and the body’s response to any musculoskeletal problem may be quite different from an adult for the same problem. Congenital deformities in certain cases can resolve with time or may need to be surgically treated. Working in tandem with the paediatric general surgery specialists and the paediatric tertiary care centre of the hospital, the department offers the best orthopedic treatment for children and adolescents. Some of the cases routinely handled on conditions of orthopaedics are:

• Deformity corrections in limbs and spine noticed at birth or later in childhood
• Leg lengthening and shortening surgeries
• Limping and other gait abnormalities
• Broken bones
• Infections in bone or joints
• Bone tumors

Polytrauma and mass casualty management

Polytrauma or multiple trauma is the medical condition conditions of orthopaedics where a person is subjected to a number of traumatic injuries, such as a head injury along with other broken bones at the same time, as in the case of accidents on the road or in the construction worksites. In most cases, such a situation warrants an immediate response from an orthopaedic surgeon to handle such life threatening emergencies.

As a pioneer in the region for handling accident and emergency cases for the last 30 years, we have an excellent support system to handle most cases of trauma and mass casualties.

Equipped with excellent operating suites and surgical intensive care units, the orthopaedics department along with the gener