Orthopaedics

Orthopaedics is a medical speciality focusing on the diagnosis, treatment, and management of patients with disorders or conditions that affect the skeletal system and its associated structures. The disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons are treated by providing comprehensive quality care.

Aster Prime Hospital is known as the best orthopedic hospital in Hyderabad. The orthopaedic specialists in our department are adept in managing conditions from simple to complex fractures, sprains and strains, skeletal deformities, sports injuries, rheumatological conditions, and arthritis. Also, Aster Prime performs various types of orthopaedic surgeries in Hyderabad such as spine surgeries, joint replacements, hand surgeries, and bone tumour surgeries.

Our orthopaedic experts work in collaboration with a dedicated team of highly experienced anesthesiologists, radiologists, oncologists, pain management specialists, physiotherapists, and critical care specialists to develop a carefully customized treatment plan for each of the patients. Our department uses advanced medical diagnostic technologies for better accuracy of musculoskeletal conditions, such as bone density scans, bone and joint CT, and MRI, electromyography, and arthrography.

We have well-equipped intensive care units, operation theatres, and rehabilitation services. In addition to our in-patient and outpatient services, we also provide 24/7 emergency care and ambulance services.

The department of Podiatry at Aster Prime hospital provides a wide range of services for leg, foot and ankle pathologies such as lower limb salvage surgeries, prescribing orthoses and prosthesis for correction of foot deformities, treatment of varicose veins and venous ulcers, and treating other condition such as diabetic foot ulcers, peripheral vascular diseases, and peripheral neuropathy.

Our highly skilled podiatrists in Hyderabad work in collaboration with prosthetists, orthopedics, diabetologists, and other specialists to ensure the optimal treatment to patients with ankle and foot problems. The primary aim is to prevent amputation by early intervention using evidence-based techniques to treat foot and ankle deformities with advanced procedures such as vacuum-assisted wound closure therapy (VAC therapy), and minimally invasive sclerotherapy for managing varicose veins.

The department has ultramodern equipment such as transcutaneous partial pressure oxygen (TcPO2), ankle-brachial index (ABI), neurolite therapy device (for managing painful peripheral neuropathy) and podiascan (for assessing peak plantar pressure points on the sole).

Our Doctors

We have some of the best specialists from around the world, they bring years of experience and offer evidence based treatment to ensure the best care for you.

Facilities

Well equipped with the latest medical equipment, modern technology & infrastructure, Aster Hospital is one of the best hospitals in India.

Diagnostics for Orthopaedics
  • Arthrography
  • Bone scans
  • Discography
  • CT and MRI
  • Electromyography
  • X-ray
  • Blood tests

Faqs

Want to find out more about the treatment? The answer to your questions can be found below.

When should you consult an orthopedic surgeon?

If the patient has

Joint or musculoskeletal pain that is progressive and interfering with daily activities
Any type of arthritis
Congenital bone anomalies
Bone tumours
Sports injuries

How is joint Replacement done?

In Arthritis, the damaged cartilage and bone from the joint are replaced with a prosthesis made of metal, polyethylene, ceramic, etc to regain normal joint biomechanics.

What is the total recovery time for knee replacement?

Most patients resume their daily activities by 6 weeks, complete recovery occurs between 3-4 months.

What kind of surgeries do orthopaedic surgeons perform?

Internal fixation of bones with plates and nails
Joint replacements (knee, hip, elbow, shoulder)
Revision joint Surgeries
Bone tumour excision and joint reconstructions
Arthroscopic knee, shoulder surgeries for sports injuries
Soft tissue repairs
Correction of congenital deformities and osteotomies
Spine surgeries (decompression and fusion)
 

When should a joint be replaced?

Moderate to severe arthritis interfering with daily activities.

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