The aim of orthopedic surgery is to restore lost function in any part of the musculo-skeletal system to allow the patient to return to their former way of life.
Joint injuries that are commonly encountered during daily and sport activities could be easily treated through modern arthroscopic surgical techniques which allow for a very quick come back to daily activities from injuries of not only the knee, but also shoulder, ankle, elbow, hip, waist. These techniques are performed without cuts and the patients most of the time does not need to be hospitalized after the procedure.
Arthritis patients, suffering from joints pain due to aging, are treated with total joint prosthetic surgery in guidance of special navigation and computerized systems through robotic technology in a way that permits patients to walk on the day after surgery. Prosthesis surgery, with the purpose of painless continuity and movement freedom in the increased lifespan of the mankind, and increased functionality and comfort, is performed in Turkish hospitals that have branches specialized in orthopedics traumatology.
Turkish physicians and therapists in orthopedic units are internationally recognized for their expertise especially in the management of athletic injuries. The strength comes from the sub-specialization of the physicians in the fields of orthopedics and traumatology such as pediatric, spiral, shoulder, knee, hip, feet, microsurgery and hand injuries. All procedures are successfully complemented with after surgery rehabilitation.
Vertebra fractures, infections, tumors, congenital or acquired curvatures are successfully treated with modern surgical techniques such as the latest minimally invasive surgery.
Fine vessel and nerve injuries that could not be operated can now be repaired via the use of operative microscopes and parts detached from the body may be sutured in their original place. Furthermore, Free Vascularized Fibula Grafting for Extensive Knee Osteonecrosis is performed in medical centers in Turkey as well.
The most common orthopedic treatments are listed below:
- Knee Replacement
- Birmingham Hip Replacement
- Hip Resurfacing
- Arthroscopy (key hole surgery)
- Knee ACL surgery
- Shoulder Replacement
- Malunited fractures
- Minimally invasive micro endoscopic spine surgery
- Disc nucleoplasty
- Artificial disc replacement
- Spinal fusion