Orthopaedic surgeons address musculoskeletal ailments including arthritis, trauma and congenital deformities using both surgical and non-surgical means.
Here you will find general information on the procedures an orthopaedic surgeon may use to treat you.
autograft (bone grafting), laminectomy, osteotomy, patellectomy, reduction, resectionJoints:
arthroscopy, arthrodesis (fusion), arthroplasty (replacement), lavage, revision, synovectomy, Muscles, tendon, fasciabursa:
fasciotomy, open release, tenotomyOther:
aspiration, debridement, discectomy, distraction osteogenesis, external fixation, internal fixation, intramedullary nailing or rodding limb salvage, percutaneous pinning