An orthopedician is a doctor that specializes in orthopedics – the field of medicine that deals with the correction, preservation and prevention of skeletal deformities. Orthopaedist not only treat medical conditions, they do surgery such as hip, knee and shoulder replacements, knee arthroscopy and spinal fusion. Orthopedists treat musculoskeletal disorders such as osteoarthritis (degenerative joint disease), carpal tunnel syndrome, chronic low back pain, fibromyalgia, tendinitis, degenerative disc disease, joint dislocations, osteoporosis and sports injuries such as ligament and tendon tears, strains and sprains and bone fractures.
The Orthopaedic department comprises of a multidisciplinary team staffed by orthopaedic surgeon, supportive staff, dedicated nurses, and physiotherapists. The department provides highly skilled therapeutic assessment and treatment that facilitates a rapid control of musculoskeletal pain and return to function, of all general Orthopaedic ailments of the neck, spine, shoulder, elbow, wrist, hand, hip, knee, ankle, foot, and bones.