Conditions We Treat in Orthopaedic
Treatments We Provide in Orthopaedic
What is the difference between a fracture and a break?
Fracture and break are two terms used to describe the same condition. A fracture is a medical term for a broken bone.
Can orthopaedic conditions be prevented?
Many orthopaedic conditions can be prevented by maintaining a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet. It’s also essential to take precautions to avoid injuries, such as using protective gear during sports activities.
How long does it take to recover from orthopaedic surgery?
Recovery time after orthopaedic surgery depends on the type of surgery and the individual patient. Some surgeries require only a few weeks of recovery, while others may take several months to a year.
Can I still exercise with an orthopaedic condition?
It depends on the specific condition and your doctor’s recommendations. In many cases, exercise can be helpful for maintaining strength and mobility. However, it’s important to avoid activities that may aggravate your condition or cause further injury.
What is the role of physical therapy in orthopaedics?
Physical therapy is often used in orthopaedics to help patients regain strength and mobility after an injury or surgery. Physical therapists may use a variety of techniques, including exercise, manual therapy, and electrical stimulation, to help patients recover and prevent future injuries.