Orthopedics is a medical speciality which focuses on injuries and diseases of the body’s musculoskeletal system for patients of all ages. This complex system includes 206 bones and more than 350 joints besides other elements such as ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves that allow you to move, work, and be active. Orthopedics involves a diagnosis of any kind of injury or disorder; medication, surgery or any other form of treatment; rehabilitation through exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function; and preventive care with regards to the muscular-skeletal system.
Citizens Bone & Joint Program
Citizens Bone & Joint is a comprehensive program comprising an incredible team of highly skilled specialists who bring in top-quality expertise for orthopedic problems for all – ranging from newborns with clubfeet to young athletes requiring arthroscopic surgery to older people with arthritis. The team is diverse, with varied skills, and each doctor is specifically trained in depth in treatment and management of sub-specialty practices such as arthroscopy, joint replacement, sports medicine and trauma. Citizen speciality hospital also created an unmatched infrastructure equipped with latest technologies and techniques to ensure that the most advanced treatment is provided to the patients, especially in procedures such as joint replacements.
Orthopedic Emergency Supported by EONE
Emergency in orthopedics may include life-threatening conditions such as open fractures, neurovascular injuries, dislocations and septic joints. E-ONE – Emergency response system from Citizens Specialty Hospital is a comprehensive emergency care response system that deploys trained clinical manpower, state-of-the-art technology as well as evidence-based treatment management processes to ensure the best possible outcomes in orthopedic emergencies.
E-One is equipped to manage a patient right from the place of incident, through a fully-equipped ICU ambulance, till the patient is received at the hospital’s premises. Advanced technologies like Tele-medicine, which transmits patient vital parameters to the command centre, in the ambulance enables the team to be prepared at the time of arrival of the patient and also the specialists to be ready to treat the patient immediately. E-ONE is supported round-the-clock by all other important support systems such as a 24×7 blood bank, round-the-clock-manner Intensive Care Units (ICU), Anesthetists and Radiologists.
Under the Citizens Bone & Joint, we cover the entire range of orthopedics treatment including:
Joint replacement surgery: There are many conditions which require a joint replacement. The most common being Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthritis, which results in stiff and painful joints that curtail normal activities severely. Joint replacement is an inevitable solution for worn-out joints, as it ensures painless mobility improving the quality of lives.
The three most common joint replacement surgeries performed are hip, knee, and shoulder.
Knee Replacement: Performed to treat advanced or end-stage arthritis. When there is no effect of medicines on arthritis in the joints, or there is a severe deformity, this surgery is recommended.
Hip Replacement: Total hip replacement is recommended if there is an occurrence of unbearable joint pain and prevents the person from being able to perform daily activities.
Shoulder Replacement: Shoulder joint replacement is usually required for patients who are suffering from severe forms of osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis and for those who have sustained severe trauma from a shoulder fracture.
Arthroscopic Surgery: Arthroscopy (also called arthroscopic surgery) is a minimally invasive surgical procedure on a joint in which an examination and sometimes treatment of damage is performed using an arthroscope.
Limb Reconstruction Procedures: Limb reconstruction services under Citizens Bone & Joint provides comprehensive evaluation and treatment of limb deformity secondary to long-standing infection, neglected fractures and badly united fractures.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Reconstructive procedures can help enhance functionality and improve appearance, giving you back your quality of life. Our certified plastic surgeons offer a full range of services including cosmetic surgery, reconstructive surgery, hand surgery, wound care and burn care.
Complex Trauma: The focus for Complex Trauma treatment is to address those problems that cause the most impairment in one’s life. Our experts make use of multiple therapeutic techniques to create a stable, supportive treatment program for those suffering from Complex Trauma issues.
Pelvic/Acetabular Reconstruction: Pelvic and acetabular fractures are treated by surgeons with extensive experience and expertise in the treatment of pelvic tumors of bone and soft tissue and pathologic pelvic fractures.
Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program: Citizens Bone & Joint offers a comprehensive range of post-surgery rehabilitation services including physical and occupational therapy; highly specialized hand therapy; sports injury clinic; therapy for return to work after on-the-job injuries; hands-on techniques to help increase range of motion, decrease pain, reduce or eliminate soft-tissue inflammation, and improve function; rehabilitative exercise programs; aquatic exercise programs for patients who require lighter weight-bearing exercise; and techniques to restore normal motion.
Foot & Ankle Service: Under the program, we perform surgeries on foot deformities, total ankle replacement, limb salvage, foot and ankle reconstruction and lower extremity trauma.
Sports medicine doctors: Our Ortho medical professionals at Citizens Specialty Hospital who focus on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of injuries related to athletic activities.
At Citizen Specialty Hospital, we are committed to delivering the best treatment regime to help you improve the quality of your life.