Department of Orthopaedicsy

The Department of Orthopaedics at Cauvery Heart & Multi-Speciality Hospital prides itself at providing world-class evidence-based treatment for orthopaedic ailments. The department of orthopaedics is well equipped with a state of the art facility and is one of the leading quaternary centre in Mysuru. our experts are specialised in treating conditions related to the Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Hand, Spine, Paediatrics, Trauma, Foot and Sports Medicine they also pride themselves on the work done on regenerative orthopaedics.

The current decade marks the era of regenerative orthopaedics, the most promising treatment modalities of which are stem cells and PRP injections which provide treatment of early degenerative conditions which include early arthritis, avascular necrosis and other conditions like tennis elbow and plantar fasciitis.

The department is supported by a multidisciplinary team of arthroscopy surgeons, sports medicine specialists, orthopedic oncologists, trauma surgeons, pediatric orthopedic surgeons, spine surgeons, microvascular surgeons, physical medicine experts, orthopedic knee surgeons, orthopedic knee surgeons, bone specialist doctors, physical rehabilitation specialists, patient counselors, and nurses. These experts have the experience and expertise to handle all orthopedic emergencies and complex cases.

FAQs on Orthopedist

  • Who is an orthopedist?
    An orthopedist is a medical doctor who corrects structural & functional abnormalities of the bones with surgery, casting, and bracing. These medical professionals treat conditions including arthritis, back pain, sports injuries, and leg & foot pain. Some orthopedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body.

  • What is the difference between an orthopedist and an orthopedic surgeon?
    An orthopedist deals with the diagnosis and treatment of a range of bone and joint disorders, such as bunions, fractures and dislocations, osteoporosis, back injuries and more. An orthopedic surgeon performs surgery and offers medical treatment for back pain, ruptured discs, bone tumors, carpal tunnel, arthritis, and other injuries.

  • Does an orthopedist treat foot and ankle related problems?
    Yes, an orthopedist treats foot and ankle related problems such as bunions, arthritis, ankle sprains, and sports injuries. The mode of treatment depends on the severity of the problem.

  • Does one require a doctor referral only to see an orthopedist?
    No, one does not need a referral to see an orthopedist. If you experience persistent pain in any of your joints, bones, or muscles, you can consult an orthopedist by booking an appointment. In some instances, the patient is required to visit a general physician for any condition or disorder related to the musculoskeletal system. Once the preliminary investigation is done, the general physician may refer the patient to an orthopedist if required.

  • Does an orthopedist treat sports injuries?
    Yes, sports injuries and fractures can be treated by an orthopedist as they are mostly related to the musculoskeletal system. If you require surgery, the primary care doctor will refer you to an orthopedic surgeon or arthroscopic surgeon specialized in sports medicine, joint replacement & arthroscopic surgery.

  • What surgeries can an orthopedist perform?
    Some of the most common surgeries that an orthopedic surgeon performs include correction of broken bones, arthroscopy, back surgery, foot and ankle, hand, joint replacement, musculoskeletal oncology, and reconstructive surgery. Carpal tunnel release, tendon transfer, multi-ligament injuries, meniscal tear, and rotator cuff injuries are other standard surgeries performed by orthopedists.

  • What medical conditions are treated by an orthopedist?
    Orthopedists treat medical conditions related to the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, muscles, spine, and skull. Common conditions treated by orthopedists are arthritis, sports injuries, broken bones, carpal tunnel, osteoporosis, rotator cuff injuries, ankle sprain, fractures, hip pain treatment, knee pain, head and neck injuries, muscle pull, and joint pains.

  • Is it mandatory for all senior citizens to visit an orthopedist?
    Senior citizens who experience a reduction in bone density or some bone and joint discomfort should regularly visit an orthopedist.

  • When should a person consider seeing an orthopedist immediately?
    When a person experiences any musculoskeletal system related problems, he/she must visit an orthopedist. Sports injuries like fractures, sprains or muscle pull may also require immediate orthopedic consultation.

  • Do all orthopedic doctors perform surgeries?
    No, it is not necessary that all orthopedic doctors perform surgeries. Orthopedists may only diagnose and treat musculoskeletal conditions. They will refer the patient to an orthopedic surgeon if required.

  • What is the best treatment for rheumatoid arthritis?
    Rheumatoid arthritis is curable, however, its treatment can be rather challenging. Only specialized doctors can cater to patients and relieve their issues. At Yashoda Hospitals, Hyderabad, we have a few of the best orthopedic surgeons and doctors to help you. The top course of treatment is medications that include NSAIDs or Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, steroids, and disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs). In some cases, physical therapy and surgery are also suggested.

  • How to treat osteoporosis?
    The weakening of bones and pain is a classic characteristic of osteoporosis. At Yashoda Hospital, we have a few of the top orthopedic doctors in the city. They offer treatments like medications, hormone treatments, especially for women, physical therapy and exercises, and the right nutrition. It is essential to get timely detection and catch this disease in the early stage to get proper treatment. However, for extreme cases too, our team that includes a few of the best knee replacement surgeons in Hyderabad, helps solve and regain bone health.

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Do you recommend surgery?
    Carpal tunnel syndrome is usually caused due to a poor lifestyle or as an occupational hazard. If not treated in time, this disease can weaken your hand and wrist muscles, and the pain may worsen. Please consult our expert doctors and surgeons who will accurately diagnose your situation and help you decide the right course of treatment. At Yashoda Hospitals, we have a few of the best muscle and bone specialist doctors in Hyderabad.

  • Which doctor can I consult for shoulder pain?
    An orthopedic will diagnose and treat conditions or injuries related to the shoulder. Pain in the shoulders can be due to many reasons like cuff injury, weak muscles, dislocated shoulder, bursitis and more. The key is to find an expert to identify the condition correctly and then treat it with care. In Hyderabad, Yashoda Hospitals’ knee specialist doctors provide comprehensive treatment to ensure that you recover quickly.

  • Who is the best knee replacement surgeon in Hyderabad?
    Replacement of the knee is a fairly common surgery with a high success rate. It is usually recommended for people with acute knee issues or problems that are not managed by conventional medicine. Yashoda Hospitals offers end-to-end treatment by some of the best knee replacement surgeons in Hyderabad.

  • Who is the best doctor for a hip replacement surgery in Hyderabad?
    You may need a hip replacement surgery if you have injured your hip or have bone-related diseases. It is a fairly common course of treatment with a high rate of success. People go back to their normal life and can enjoy day-to-day activities. However, you need the right hospital with adept doctors for this. We, Yashoda Hospital Hyderabad, have a few of the best hip replacement surgeons, including female orthopedic doctors.

  • Who is an orthopedic shoulder joint specialist in Hyderabad?
    Whether you are looking for an orthopedic doctor, bone specialists or shoulder joint experts, Yashoda Hospitals in Hyderabad is the place to be. We have the finest and most adept doctors who treat orthopedic shoulder joints. Our comprehensive treatment solutions provided in alignment with world-class infrastructure and advanced technology makes us one of the best hospitals near me/you.