Orthopaedics is a surgery to treat trauma within the musculoskeletal system which can affect the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. It can be used to treat, prevent and rehabilitate spine diseases such as arthritis, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumours, congenital disorders and stiff neck muscle pain. Orthopaedic surgery can concern and treat patients of all ages from new borns to the elderly and encompasses all areas of the human body such as the foot and ankle, hand, shoulder and elbow, spine, hip or knee.
The most common form of this surgery is:
Knee replacement, Hip replacement, Repair of ankle fracture (fibula), Low back intervertebral disc surgery, Abnormalities of the fingers and toes, Back pain, ruptured disks, sciatica and scoliosis, Bone tumours, muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy, Club foot, bunions, bow legs, knock knees and unequal leg length, Fractures and dislocations, Growth abnormalities, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid arthritis, Sports or work-related injuries, Tendon injuries, pulled muscles, bursitis and torn cartilage, Torn ligaments, sprains and strains.
At IHP we understand the importance of prevention and ensuring prompt treatment for all our patients. With our competitive rates within the UK and abroad we will safeguard that all our patients are handled by the appropriate centres and will receive our outstanding after care to guide patients through their journey with us.