Orthopedics is a branch of medicine that deals with the muscular and skeletal system, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, nerves, veins, muscles and skin covering it.
Orthopedists are surgeons at the same time and they deal with surgery and non-surgical treatment when necessary. However, in the outpatient clinic, there are much wider areas of application beyond the surgeon. ORTHOPEDY is formed by the combination of the words ORTHOS (Uniform) and PAIDIOS (Child) in the Latin language which is the root. In the past, most doctors dealing with Orthopedics were interested in childhood spinal and limb deformities. They were aiming to correct them by non-surgical, device, spasms and exercises.
Today, Orthopedists are dealing with people of all ages; functioning disorders caused by disease or traumatic causes, and congenital anomalies (developmental hip dislocation, crooked feet, etc.). In addition, they also deal with preventive medicine services for protection against disability and illnesses.
As a result of training, orthopedists learn various treatment methods; (non-surgical) treatment of fractured bones, injured joints and soft tissues, but can provide necessary exercises (along with physical therapy and rehabilitation) and prescription of medication. Apart from that, he can perform the operations of these diseases and injuries.
All orthopedic and traumatological interventions in the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Academy Hospital are carefully followed by experienced staff.
Subjects of interest:
- Large Joint Prosthetic Surgery
- Meniscus (Closed Surgery)
- Treatment of fractures and dislocations in the whole bone system
- Sports Injury Treatment
- All Musculoskeletal System Diseases Treatment