Orthopedics and Traumatology

While being a medical science in itself, orthopedics and traumatology is a specialty that deals with the disorders of the musculoskeletal system in the human body with many different sub-branches. While this specialty develops diagnosis and treatment methods using different techniques within itself, at this point, it carries out its work together with units such as physical therapy and rehabilitation.

What are the diseases that the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology is interested in the diagnosis and treatment of?

Thanks to the orthopedics and traumatology department, diagnosis and treatment procedures are performed on many different parts of the musculoskeletal system in the human body. At this point, the bones in points such as arms, legs, feet, pelvic bones, spine, etc. are in the forefront, and there are important medical studies of this specialty in points such as muscles, veins, nerves and spinal cord in the skeletal system.

While working in a multidisciplinary manner with departments such as orthopedics and traumatology, physical therapy and rehabilitation, it ensures that surgical methods and methods that require continuous follow-up are generally used along with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases in these studies. In this context, it is actually possible to talk about different disorders, each of which falls into a separate field.

Looking at the diseases dealt with in the department of orthopedics and traumatology;

  • Performing meniscus repair,
  • Ligament tears
  • Shoulder and elbow dislocations,
  • Flat feet or congenital bone disorders in children,
  • Osteoarthritis soft tissue trauma in adulthood
  • Many different disorders can occur, such as amputations.

However, in all these disorders, it will be necessary to first examine the different fields and surgical studies in the department of orthopedics and traumatology one by one.