Limb Sparing Surgery

Limb Sparing Surgery

Limb Sparing Surgery – Overview Limb sparing surgery, also known a limb-saving or limb-salvage is a surgical procedure to save a limb that is at high risk of amputation. Limb sparing surgery may be required due to medical conditions such as bone cancer, diabetes, vascular disease and trauma. There are Read more…

Ankle Fusion Surgery

Ankle fusion surgery, also known as ankle arthrodesis, is a surgical procedure carried out on the ankle to fuse the bones in order to treat arthritis. There are different types of ankle fusion surgery. Ankle fusion surgery is performed to relieve pain of an arthritic ankle and it is considered Read more…

Lower Back Pain Surgery

Lower back pain refers to a common, painful condition affecting the lower portion of the spine. Lower back pain is caused by injury to a muscle (strain) or ligament (sprain). Common causes include improper lifting, poor posture, lack of regular exercise, a fracture, a ruptured disc or arthritis. Often, the Read more…

Causes of Postural Defects

Poor posture is the posture that results from certain muscles tightening up or shortening while others lengthen and become weak, which often occurs as a result of one’s daily activities. Postural defects may lead to pain, injury, or other health problems. There are several causes of postural defects ranging from Read more…

Post-operative Exercises

Post-operative exercises are recommended for pain management, strength training and recovery following surgery. Exercise is generally beneficial for healthy living and wellness and the postoperative exercises are even more important. Advantages of Postoperative exercises The advantages of post op exercised are as follows: 1. Restore normal movement to the joint Read more…

Meniscus surgery cost

A meniscus tear is a common knee injury. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disc that cushions the knee. Each knee has two menisci (plural of meniscus)—one at the outer edge of the knee and one at the inner edge. The menisci keep the knee steady by balancing your weight Read more…

Le Fort Osteotomies

Osteotomy is the surgical procedure whereby a bone is cut to shorten or lengthen it or to change its alignment. Le Fort Osteotomy refers to the group of osteotomies carried out to treat various degrees of maxillary fractures and deformities. Maxillary fractures account for approximately 6-25% of all facial fractures. Read more…

Is scoliosis surgery worth it?

Scoliosis is a medical condition in which the spine is curved sideways. The curve is usually “S” or “C”-shaped.  In some, the degree of curve is stable, while in others, it increases over time.  Mild scoliosis does not typically cause problems, but severe cases can interfere with breathing. Usually, no Read more…

Types of Hip Fractures

A hip fracture is a break in the upper quarter of the femur (thighbone), near the hip joint. There are different types of hip fractures depending on the particular location of the break. Symptoms may include pain around the hip particularly with movement and shortening of the leg. Usually the Read more…

Periacetabular Osteotomy

Periacetabular osteotomy is a surgery carried out to treat a condition called hip dysplasia. Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the hip joint where the acetabulum (socket) does not fully cover the femoral head (ball), resulting in an increased risk for joint dislocation and osteoarthritis. Symptoms of this condition – Read more…