The Best Orthopaedic Hospital in Pudukkottai
The department of orthopaedics caters to a variety of orthopaedic problems. We have a competent team of doctors who can understand, treat, and deliver any orthopaedic treatment. Leading orthopaedic specialists and surgeons carry out a range of common and complex treatments, including fracture stabilisation, arthroscopy, total joint replacements, reconstructive surgery, spinesurgery and pain management.
Commonly treated conditions
Fracture: It is a breakage in the bone. It ranges from partial to complete breaks. It is usually treated using plasters.
Arthritis: One or more joints become swollen or tender. Initially, the symptoms may be joint pain, swelling, redness in the joints, tenderness in joints, fever, and loss of appetite. It is treated by taking medication and by procedures, such as joint repair, joint replacement surgery and arthrodesis.
Bursitis: The bursae become inflamed. Its symptoms include pain in the joints that are affected, problem in movement, tenderness of the area that has been affected, swelling, fever, loss of movement and joint redness in the affected area. It can be treated by using medication, arthroscopy, and physical therapy.
Fibromyalgia: It affects the soft tissue and muscle, leading to muscle pain. Its symptoms include constant dull body pain for more than 3 months, sleep issues, fatigue, and cognitive problems. It can be treated by using medication and by therapy, such as physical therapy, occupational therapy and counselling.
Kyphosis: The upper back is excessively bent, leading to stiffness and pain. Its other symptoms include rounded back appearance, fatigue, breathing problems, and stiffness and tenderness in spine. It’s treated by using medication, and by a procedure called spinal fusion.
Osteoporosis: The strength of the bone decreases, and the bone becomes susceptible to a fracture. Its symptom is stooped posture.
Scoliosis: The spine or the backbone is bent sideways. Its symptoms are uneven hips, waist, or shoulders, pain in the back, leaning while standing and one shoulder blade appearing more prominent.
Paget’s Disease of Bone: It is a disease that disturbs the normal recycling process of bone. It usually occurs in spine, skull, and legs. Its symptoms are bone pain in pelvis, skull, spine and long bone, osteoarthritis in hip or knee, probable bending of bones, pressure on nerves, and hearing loss and headache. It can be treated by using medication, orthopaedic surgery, physical therapy, and transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS).