When We Go To An Orthopedic Doctor?

The study, conditions for treatment, diagnosis, prevention, treatment of the musculoskeletal system is referred to as orthopedic. Musculoskeletal system includes all bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves. There are many conditions when we go to an orthopedic surgeon for orthopedic surgery. The conditions are like joint replacement and surgery of foot, ankle, hand, shoulder, elbows, trauma and fracture, Arthroscopy, musculoskeletal oncology, etc.

Injury of Arm

The human arm consists of hands, wrists, forearms, elbows, upper arms and shoulders. Here is given some conditions related to an arm.

  • Breaking of the forearm or upper arm
  • Arthritis or Osteoarthritis of elbow or shoulder
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Throwing injuries of athletic
  • Clavicle or Collarbone Fracture
  • Dislocation of elbow
  • Bicep tendon tearing of shoulder and elbow
  • Dislocation of shoulder
  • Fracture of elbow
  • Cysts in ganglion
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tearing of Rotator Cuff
  • Tendonitis of Rotator Cuff
  • Fracture of Scapula or shoulder blade
  • Tearing of shoulder joints or tearing of SLAP
  • Lateral Epicondylitis
  • Sprains and Strains
  • UCL (Ulnar Collateral Ligament) injury of the elbow
  • Nursemaid’s Elbow


Arthritis initiates joint pain which causes limitation of motion, swelling of joints, and weakness. Rheumatoid arthritis also causes deformities of joints. There are two types of arthritis like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Aging, infection, injury, overuse, and instability are the causes of osteoarthritis and this is very common in people. Healthy cartilage helps bones for gliding over to each other and it can absorb the energy of shocking which is made by physical movements. When the surface area of the cartilage is broken and worn away, the friction between the two bones initiates the problems. Rheumatoid arthritis is rare which causes chronic inflammation of joints.

Injury of Foot

There are different types of foot injuries and some of the injuries are given below.

  • Arthritis of ankle or foot
  • Deformities of flat feet
  • Pain in Achilles tendon
  • Claw Toes, Hammer Toes, and Bunions
  • Sprain in ligaments
  • Tendonitis
  • Plantar Fasciitis or Hell pain

Injury of Hip

Some hip injuries are listed below.

  • Fracture
  • Bursitis
  • Hip tumor
  • Tearing of Labrum
  • Arthritis of hip


This is an inherited disease and it is caused by the insufficient protein of specific type. It causes unexplained bruising, prolonged bleeding and sometimes this causes internal bleeding of muscles, joints, and organs.

Injury of Knee

Here is listed some injuries of the knee.

  • Arthritis
  • Meniscal injuries
  • Knee tumor
  • Bursitis
  • Injuries of ligaments
  • Anterior knee pain
  • Sprains and strains
  • Injuries of tendon

Injuries of Hand

Some injuries of the hand are given below.

  • Congenital Anomalies or defects by birth
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Tendonitis
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Nerve and tendon injuries
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Injuries in thumb

Cost of Orthopedic Surgery

You can choose the best orthopedic hospital in India and also will get the idea about the cost for the treatment according to the condition. Depending on the conditions and factors, the cost of the orthopedic surgery can be different. The factors are listed below.

  • The recommended tests by the doctor and preparation work for required procedure.
  • Whether you will have to stay in a hospital.
  • Types of anesthesia which is used in a surgical procedure.
  • Whether the facilities of treatment is provided by a private hospital or government hospital.
  • Experience and efficiency of the surgeon.