Orthopaedics is a medical specialty that focuses on injuries and disorders of the body’s musculoskeletal system. The orthopaedic surgeon treats bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons and nerves disorders.

Types of consultations in orthopaedics

  • Treatment of fractures, dislocations, strains, hernias and bone tumours
  • Problems related to congenital malformation such as clubfoot and hip dislocation
  • Growth disorders such as spinal deviation
  • Aftereffects of infectious or inflammatory disease, for example poliomyelitis or rheumatoid arthritis
  • Joint replacement surgery