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Orthopedic and Spine Treatment


Orthopedic And Spine Treatment is the study of the musculoskeletal system wherein this system is diagnosed and the problems related to it are treated. The musculoskeletal system includes joints, ligaments, bones, nerves, tendons, muscles. Orthopedic treatment covers both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal pain, bone tumors, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders, sports injuries and other infections related to muscles or bones.


 Orthopaedic Surgery SpecialistsAreas of orthopedic & spine treatment may broadly be categorized into limbs like hands and legs, shoulder and elbow, total joint reconstruction, Spine and backbone, pediatric orthopedics and foot and ankle. Few of the known orthopedic disorders are dislocated shoulder, ailments, injuries or diseases that cause knee problems, whiplash, torn cartilages, foot pain and fibromyalgia. One of the most significant orthopedic health problems is lower back pain.


Some of the other most common Orthopedic Problems are:

1. Arthritis - It is an orthopedic disease that leads to pain in joints, pain in connective tissues, swelling and limited movement. Arthritis can progress slowly and unfortunately many of the causes of arthritis are unknown.

2. Osteoarthritis - It is a joint disease that middle aged and older adults experience. This can occur due to the breakdown of the joint cartilage. The affected areas are wrist, elbow, shoulder, knees, spine or hips.


3. Rheumatoid arthritis - It is a disease that causes severe inflammation of the joints. The inflammation is so severe that it limits the functioning of the extremities.

4. Fractures are definitely orthopedic problems and are of three types. In the first one the bone is exposed through the skin, also known as open fracture or compound fracture. While in the second one the bone is broken, but not exiting the skin. This is known as a closed fracture or a simple fracture. A small portion of the bone is broken in Greenstick fractures.

5. Lower back pain is also a very common orthopedic problem. It varies from mild to severe pain. Lower back pain restricts mobility and disturbs normal functioning.

6. Among different orthopedic problems Spinal Stenosis Treatments problem is more complex. Spinal Stenosis Treatments orthopedic problems occur due to age, arthritis, heredity, trauma and tumors of the spine. Additional causes may be frequent falling, clumsiness or injury.

Treatment for Knee Orthopedic Surgery & Spinal Stenosis Treatments problem is difficult but not impossible. Some simple treatments that can be done are postural changes or taking non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. An MRI or CT scan may be done to diagnose the problem properly. Surgery is done to cure any serious condition. Other than surgery, Knee Orthopedic Surgery and Spinal Stenosis Treatments can be done by following some exercises or some modifications in daily activities.

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