Bone fractures are condition where the stability of the bone is affected either by a crack or total bone break. Though sudden hard hits are the major cause of bone fractures, a fracture could also occur due to medical conditions leading to weakening of the bones, for example osteoporosis.
Treatment of bone fracture are broadly classified as surgical or non surgical.
Immobilization is one of the most common non surgical treatment options to cure a facture. As bone healing is a natural process, immobilizing the bone aids healing. The fractured bone (or bones) is put to its natural positions when needed and those positions are maintained till the bone heals.
Traction is the process of straightening the broken bones. The bones are pulled slowly by applying just enough pressure.
This treatment involves stabilizing the structure by putting rods that are screwed into bone externally.
Surgical options are needed when other non surgical methods are not able to heal the bones on time. The increased immobilization time could cause various other issues in the bone. Internal fixation is one of the surgical procedures, where the components used to provide stability are put entirely within the patient’s body.
Also, bones might need to be replaced with grafts or artificial implants from the very initial stage of the injury. This is needed when the bones are totally crushed or damaged and non surgical processes cannot fix them.
Medicines and Physiotherapy
Medicines like Vitamin D supplements along with physiotherapy are important in healing and returning the bone to its normal functionality. These help in strengthening the bone and help it return back to performing its regular movements.
At The Orthopedic Clinic, we pride ourselves on providing the best care possible to our patients. We believe in treating the individual patient, not just their injury. Since our beginning in the Daytona Beach community in 1961, our goal has been to help our patients live their life in full motion through trusted, respectful, and cutting-edge orthopedic care. We have specialist Orthopedic Surgeon in Mumbai.
Dr. Bakul Arora is a Consultant Joint Replacement & Orthopaedic Surgeon is one of the leading Knee Replacement Surgeon in Thane and Mumbai with over 4000+ successfully surgeries. Dr. Bakul Arora specialises in Mini-invasive techniques which offer multiple benefits to patients. He does the surgery using Subvastus approach for Knee Replacement surgery and Direct Anterior Approach for Hip replacement Surgery . This new techniques has many advantages for patients like its pain-less , stich-less surgery, patients walks on the same day after surgery, no blood loss, faster recovery etc.
Knee replacement is required for advanced arthritis of the knee joint, producing painful limitation of movements and restriction in activities of daily living. Knee replacement as a solution should be offered when all non–surgical methods of treatment failed and painkiller medicines and injections also failed to reduce the Knee and hip pains.
Knee replacement can be total or unicondylar, depending on the number of compartments involved. Among the total knee replacement, there are two popular designs- Cruciate Retaining, and Posterior Stabilized. The decision for the design is best taken by the operating orthopedic surgeon based on the integrity of ligaments. Patella resurfacing as a routine is a debatable subject.
Yes, most knee replacement surgeries are minimally invasive, with numerous benefits to the patient, including smaller incisions, less tissue trauma, bleeding and post–operative pain, shorter hospital stays, faster recovery, and earlier return to work and activities — in weeks rather than months. Advantages of Minimally Invasive Knee Replacement Surgery. Patients Start walking in few hours of surgery. Patients start climbing the staircase from second day of his surgery. Patients Discharge with in 3 Days from the Hospital after surgery. No blood loss during the surgery, no blood Transfusion required. Less Physiotherapy.( No Physiotherapist required for home) Less Antibiotic. Stitchless Surgery. Recovery time is just two – three week.
Bilateral knee replacement in the same sitting, can be performed if both the knee joints are damaged to the same extent, however, the medical condition of the patient, and bone quality must be kept in consideration.
Surgery through Minimally Invasive technique patients start walking on the same day and staircase climbing starts from the second day of surgery. Patients can resume his work after 3 – 4 week.
The most significant risks include Infection, Deep vein thrombosis,and Aseptic loosening of implants. The risks correlate with the co-morbid medical condition, and must be discussed with the patient before surgery.
Patients normally require hospitalization for 3-4 days in single knee replacement, and up to 5-6 days in both knee replacement surgery
A single knee replacement takes approximately 90 min- 2 hours. Both knee replacement surgery takes approx 2-3 hours.
Years ago, knee replacement surgery was reserved for elderly patients due to a high complication rate and lack of implant durability. Modern techniques have allowed orthopaedic surgeons to base surgical decisions on a patient’s pain and disability, and not necessarily chronological age. Most patients who undergo knee replacement are between the ages of 50 and 80, but surgeons evaluate patients individually and primarily on their physiologic age and demands.
Patients can resume his/her light work after discharge from the hospital, no need for rest.
Patients are given epidural anesthesia for surgery, and post op pain relief. They are expected to follow instruction from physiotherapist regarding muscle training.
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