Orthopedics and Traumatology

Orthopedics and traumatology is a branch of medicine that deals with the protection, treatment and rehabilitation of bones and joint health. Orthopedics deals with bone and joint problems, while traumatology deals with bone and joint problems after accidents or injuries. Orthopedic and traumatological problems can occur at any age. While problems such as osteoporosis and osteoporosis can be seen more frequently in old age, growth disorders, fractures and dislocations are among the more common problems in childhood. Orthopedic and traumatological problems can negatively affect daily life and reduce quality of life. Therefore, early diagnosis and treatment of problems is important. Diagnosis can be made by physical examination, radiological imaging methods and laboratory tests. Treatment of orthopedic and traumatological problems is usually done with conservative or surgical methods. In conservative treatment, methods such as drugs, physical therapy, rehabilitation exercises and prostheses are used. In surgical treatment, it is first decided whether surgery is necessary. If surgery is required, different techniques are used depending on the severity of the bone or joint problem. Preventing orthopedic and traumatological problems is possible by adopting a healthy lifestyle. Exercising regularly, eating an adequate and balanced diet, avoiding injuries, avoiding harmful habits such as smoking and alcohol are important to protect bone health. In conclusion, orthopedics and traumatology is an important branch of medicine that deals with the protection, treatment and rehabilitation of bone and joint health. Early diagnosis and treatment of problems is important for a healthy life. It is necessary to have regular check-ups, to adopt a healthy lifestyle, and to maintain bone and joint health.

Meniscus Tear

A meniscus tear is the tear of the cartilage tissue that acts as a cushion inside the knee. It can occur as a result of sudden excessive strain on the knee, rotational movement of the knee or long-term repetitive movements. Symptoms such as pain, swelling, locking in the knee and limitation of movement can be seen in people with a meniscus tear. Treatment methods may include rest, ice application, physiotherapy, medication, and surgery. In the treatment of meniscus tear, the treatment method is determined according to the size of the tear, the location of the tear and the lifestyle of the person. Small tears can usually be healed with conservative treatment, while large tears may need to be treated with surgery.

Hip and Knee Joint Prosthesis

The hip and knee joints are the largest and most mobile joints in the human body. These joints help people perform basic activities such as walking, running, climbing stairs and sitting up. However, problems may arise in these joints due to wear, degeneration or injury. In these cases, freedom of movement can be restored by applying hip and knee joint prostheses.

ligament tear

Ligament tear is the complete or partial tearing of the ligaments in the joint. It is most commonly seen in the knee, ankle, elbow and shoulder. Ligament rupture usually occurs as a result of sudden movement, strain, or trauma. Symptoms include severe pain, swelling, bruising, and limitation of movement. Treatment modalities may include physical therapy, surgery, and drug therapy. The type of treatment may vary depending on the severity and location of the ligament tear. Early diagnosis and treatment can accelerate the healing process after ligament rupture and prevent long-term health problems.

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric surgery, also known as pediatric surgery, is a branch of medicine that diagnoses, treats and monitors congenital or acquired surgical diseases in children. Pediatric surgeons address a range of issues that arise in infants, children, and teenagers. These include congenital anomalies, tumors, traumas, intestinal obstructions, hernias and many other problems. Pediatric surgery is the specialty of surgeons with special training to perform surgical procedures on children. These surgeons create treatment plans by considering the physiological differences and developmental needs of pediatric patients.

Spinal Surgery

Spinal surgery refers to surgical interventions involving the spine and spinal cord. The spine is one of the main support structures of our body and also houses the spinal cord within the spinal canal. Therefore, problems with the spine and spinal cord can cause a variety of neurological symptoms.

Bankart lesion and Rotator Cuff repair

Bankart lesion and rotator cuff repair are injuries that occur in the shoulder. A Bankart lesion is a tear of the labrum in the anterior part of the shoulder joint. Rotator cuff repair is a surgical intervention performed when the rotator cuff, one of the four muscles of the shoulder, is damaged.

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Orthopedics and Traumatology