An orthopedic surgeon is a highly specialized expert dedicated to diagnosing and treating musculoskeletal injuries and disorders.
Orthopedic surgery is considered one of the more cutting-edge, in-demand fields in the medical profession.
The role of orthopedic surgeon:
It involves surgical and non-surgical techniques to treat trauma, infections, tumors, congenital disabilities, and degenerative diseases affecting the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves that coordinate movement.
Apart from general orthopedic surgery, Some surgeons excel in treating specific parts of the body such as the spine, foot and ankle. Others choose subspecialties like paediatrics, sports medicine, or reconstructive surgery.
Common ailments an orthopedic surgeon may treat:
Orthopedic surgeons treat people of all ages, from newborns to the elderly.
- Bone cancers
- Foot and ankle problems
- Low back pain
- Hand and wrist problems
- Knee pain and injuries
- Neck pain and problems
- Shoulder pain and injuries
- Soft tissue injuries
Technology advancements utilized in treatment:
- Blood tests
- Bone scans
- Computed tomography (CT) scans
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scans
Treatment from Astra Hospital:
Astra Hospital boasts of the best-in-class facilities handled by one of the best orthopedic surgeons to give patients effective treatment at affordable prices and in the shortest possible time frame with adequate follow up consultation to review the progress of treatment. And our hospital holds a team of pain management specialist in Chennai.
At ASTRA Ortho n Spine Center, we are proud to introduce all these capabilities, experts, and the pain team under one roof to provide a holistic approach in the fight against pain.
Dr. SS Kumar, the best spine surgeon in Chennai, practices at ASTRA Ortho n Spine Center in Velachery, Chennai. He is an Orthopedic & Spine Surgeon and has experience over 20 years in this field.