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Orthopaedics Doctor in Karama, Dubai

Musculoskeletal conditions related to bone, muscle or joints can affect people of any age group. Be it kids, adults or old, anyone can sprain their ankle or break a bone at any time in their lifetime. Bones tend to become brittle as one grow old. Hence, it is very important to take care of oneself while indulging in any strenuous physical or sports activity.

Orthopaedics is the field of medicine that focuses on care and treatment of disorders or issues affecting the musculoskeletal system in individuals of all ages. Both operative and non-operative methods are available to treat patients. A person who specializes in the field of orthopedics is known as an orthopedist. Earlier surgical procedure was done for correcting developmental deformities in children affected by polio or acquired by birth. But today, Orthopedists must address all kind of musculoskeletal conditions that affect individuals of all age groups.

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Dr. Mahantesh Magadum

Only a qualified and experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon can treat people who suffer with injuries, damage, dislocation or breakage of body’s musculoskeletal system. In order to move or work actively, a proper-functioning musculoskeletal system is very important. Nerves, muscles, ligaments, tendons, joints and bones form the musculoskeletal system of the body. From treating spine and limb deformities of children to looking into complex matters of the older people with arthritis and other issues, Orthopedic Surgeons can treat anybody irrespective of age. Steps involved to resolve problems related to musculoskeletal system are Diagnosis, Treatment, Rehabilitation and Prevention.

Treatments and Procedures done by Orthopaedic Surgeon

Orthopaedic Surgeon treats mild to major musculoskeletal issues. Orthopedist offer pain medication to patients. They can also perform surgery to correct musculoskeletal condition.

Ligament Tear
Joint Pain
Shoulder and Elbow Pain, Dislocation
Replacement of painful joints or broken bones
Achilles tendon injuries, foot and ankle injuries
Bone Tumours
Back pain, ruptured disks and spinal stenosis
Hand issues like arthritis, injuries and Carpel tunnel
Osteoporosis
Limb lengthening
Hip Replacement and reconstruction
Sports injuries
Arthritis

What to expect while taking consultation with an Orthopaedist?

During your first visit, the orthopedists will enquire about your issues and will work to diagnose your present condition.

This includes physical examination and taking X-rays. Sometimes, Orthopedist may also ask you to take additional test to diagnose the issue.

Your medical records and medical history of overall health will be also checked. Blood test, nerve conduction studies, CT scan, bone scan, ultrasound and MRI scan are some of the diagnostic tests advised by Orthopedist.

X-Rays are the most commonly and widely used diagnostic imaging technique. Major fractures and dislocations in the skeletal system can be identified by X-Rays. Orthopedist can reset bone or joint issues by using curative methods like brace, cast and splint.

Treatment options for Musculoskeletal disorders

Rehabilitation and Physical Therapy

Acupuncture

Anti-Inflammatory medications

Mobility aids

Home exercise programs

Surgery

Types of Orthopedic Specialities and Subspecialities

Paediatric Orthopedics

Trauma Surgery

Musculoskeletal Oncology

Sports Medicine

Hand and Upper extremity

Foot and Ankle

Joint Replacement Surgery

Spine Surgery

The goal of an Orthopedist or Orthopaedic Surgeon is to safeguard and restore the musculoskeletal system.