Orthopedics

Any number of medical problems can affect the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

Bone problems may include :

  • Bone deformities
  • Bone infections
  • Bone problems may include:
  • Bone tumors
  • Fractures
  • Need for amputation
  • Nonunions and malunions
  • Spinal deformities

Joint problems may include :

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocation
  • Joint pain
  • Joint swelling
  • Ligament tears

Common orthopedic-related diagnoses based on body part :

Ankle and foot :

  • Bunions
  • Fasciitis
  • Foot and ankle deformities
  • Fractures
  • Hammer toe
  • Heel pain
  • Heel spurs
  • Joint pain and arthritis
  • Sprains
  • Tarsal tunnel syndrome
  • Sesamoiditis

Hand and wrist :

  • Fractures
  • Joint pain
  • Arthritis
  • Tendon or ligament injury
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Ganglion cyst
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Tendinitis

Shoulder :

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocation
  • Frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis)
  • Impingement syndrome
  • Loose or foreign bodies
  • Rotator cuff tear
  • Rotator cuff tendinitis
  • Separation
  • Torn labrum
  • SLAP tears

Knee :

  • Cartilage and meniscus injuries
  • Dislocation of the kneecap (patella)
  • Ligament sprains or tears (anterior cruciate, posterior cruciate, medial collateral and lateral collateral ligament tears)
  • Loose or foreign bodies
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Pain
  • Tendinitis

Elbow :

  • Arthritis
  • Bursitis
  • Dislocation or separation
  • Ligament sprains or tears
  • Loose or foreign bodies
  • Pain
  • Tennis or golfers elbow (epicondylitis¬†or tendinitis)
  • Elbow stiffness or contractures

Spine :

  • Herniated (slipped) disc
  • Infection of the spine
  • Injury to the spine
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spinal tumor
  • Fractures
  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Indian Orthopaedic Association

  • Indian Arthroplasty Association

  • Indian Arthroscopy Association

  • SICOT (International Society of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology)

  • ISKSAA (International Society for Knowledge for Surgeons on Arthroscopy and Arthroplasty)

  • Indian Foot & Ankle Society