About Orthopedic and Traumatology

Orthopedic and Traumatology, is a branch of medicine that involves diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedists are able to diagnose many illnesses and diseases through early diagnosis. Many people suffer from especially from backache and leg pains, which can actually be treated pretty safely and effectively. Early diagnosis is very important in people’s lives for the prevention of illness and diseases. Regular check-ups are highly recommended for everyone.

Diagnosis and treatments include:

  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Joint Replacement
  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Podiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma & Problem Fracture
  • Biomechanics
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee

Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment Procedure

There are different and various treatment procedures available for Orthopedic and Traumatology treatments performed using the latest technology and methods. The list of procedures includes:

  • Bone grafting – surgical procedure performed to replace missing bone for the repair of bone fractures.
  • Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery – a special technological device is used to perform the surgery. Tiny incisions are made and a navigation system will guide the doctor through the surgery.
  • Prosthetics – a device which is applied onto the area to be treated to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the skeletal and neuromuscular system.
  • Hand Surgery – surgical and non-surgical procedures are available depending on the kind of treatment to be performed.
  • Intramedullary Rod – is a metal rod which is inserted into the medullar cavity of a bone via surgery.
  • Podiatric Surgery–treatment can be performed either with a surgery or with a minimally invasive surgery, to fix bones, muscles and joints.
  • Traction – skin traction or skeletal traction is performed depending on the condition to straighten broken bones or to relieve pressure on the spine.
  • Reconstructive Surgery – surgery is performed to restore the form and function of the body. The type of surgery to be performed will depend on the condition.
  • Orthopedic Implants – a medical device (implants) is inserted into a missing joint or bone to support a damaged bone.

Suitable patients for Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

  • Both males and females who suffer from any musculoskeletal diseases
  • Patients that are not able to be treated using medication
  • Patients at any age groups that require treatment

Before Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

  • Patients will need to undergo certain tests and procedures before the type of treatment is planned
  • Patients may need to take certain medication before any surgery is performed
  • Depending on the type of treatment going to be performed patients may need to take certain medication
  • Patients must quit smoking and alcohol a week before treatment begins

After Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

  • Depending on the type of treatment performed patients may require to minimize any movement
  • Patients may need to have physiotherapy after treatment
  • Patients will need to do regular sports and exercise
  • Patients need to quit smoking and alcohol for a week after treatment
  • Patients must take medication correctly and on time as instructed by the doctor

Risks of Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

Like every treatment there is a risk of complications to occur like

  • Allergic reactions to materials used
  • Bleeding
  • Infection

First day of Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

The patient will attend a consultation and the treatment can begin. The patient will need to undergo certain tests and procedures for diagnosis. Once the procedure is done, the most suitable treatment will be performed. Depending on the treatment to be performed the patient will be informed and will need to attend a few more appointments. If patient has undergone surgery, they will be taken to a private room and need to stay in hospital for 3 to 4 days.

Fourteenth day of Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

If patient has undergone surgery, they will attend a post checkup. Tests may be performed and if there is no need for further treatment then the patient will be dismissed and can return to their destination. If further treatment is required, then they will be further instructed by the doctor.

Notes

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What is Orthopedic and Traumatology?

Orthopedic and Traumatology, is a branch of medicine that involves diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system.

Diagnosis and treatments include:

  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Upper Extremity
  • Joint Replacement
  • Orthotics & Prosthetics
  • Pediatric Orthopedics
  • Podiatry
  • Rehabilitation
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma & Problem Fracture
  • Biomechanics
  • Elbow
  • Hip
  • Knee

How is Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment Performed?

There are different and various treatment procedures available for Orthopedic and Traumatology treatments performed using the latest technology and methods. The list of procedures includes:

  • Bone grafting
  • Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery
  • Prosthetics
  • Hand Surgery
  • Intramedullary Rod
  • Podiatric Surgery
  • Traction
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Orthopedic Implants

How long does Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment take?

The duration of the treatment depends in the type and method of treatment performed.

When can I return to work after Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment?

Patients can return to week usually a week after certain treatments. Depending on the extent of treatment some patients may not be able to work for a few weeks. Patients will be instructed by the doctor.

Who can have Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment?

Orthopedic and traumatology treatments can be performed on

  • Both males and females who suffer from any musculoskeletal diseases
  • Patients that are not able to be treated using medication
  • Patients at any age groups that require treatment

Are there any risks of Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment?

Like every treatment there is a risk of complications to occur like

  • Allergic reactions to materials used
  • Bleeding
  • Infection

How long do I need to stay in Turkey?

The recommended stay in Turkey for Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment is minimum a week. The duration will extend depending on the type of treatment to be performed.

Devices used in Orthopedic and Traumatology Treatment

For the treatment in orthopedic and traumatology special and latest devices designed especially for certain orthopedic treatments are used.

Operation Price Stay in hospital Stay in Turkey
Bone grafting Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Computer Assisted Orthopedic Surgery Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Prosthetics Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Hand Surgery Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Intramedullary Rod Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Podiatric Surgery Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Traction Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Reconstructive Surgery Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks
Orthopedic Implants Please fill in
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3-4 Days 2 Weeks

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