Orthopedics is concerned with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system including bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, etc, whether or not they require surgical intervention.

The following are some of the most important conditions handled by the orthopedist:

  • Musculoskeletal injuries such as bone fracture/fissures, joint dislocation/subluxation, ligament injuries, muscle strains, etc.
  • Joint pain and inflammation such as knee osteoarthritis and others.
  • Back pain and sciatica due to intervertebral disc prolapse or other causes.
  • Osteoporosis and osteomalacia.