Orthopedics is the medical branch that deals with the investigation and treatment of any problems of the musculoskeletal system, usually issues with the spine, joints and muscles. Orthopedic surgery is the branch of surgery that deals with complicated conditions involving the musculoskeletal system, implying the use of both surgical and non-surgical procedures for curing any type of musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections and different major disorders.
Physiotherapy is the a medicine rehabilitation field, specialized in remediating impairments and promoting mobility, function and quality of life for the patients who suffered different types of trauma or major injuries that affected their muscles or bones.
Orthopedists in Dubai provide all the necessary medical care to patients who have suffered any bone, joint or muscle injury, from the initial examination, investigation and diagnosis, to surgery or other treatment modalities and post operative rehabilitation. The services offered include apart from consultation, diagnosis and regular checkups of all types of injuries and conditions with various causes, also all types of surgeries that might be necessary, such as knee and hip joint replacement surgery, arthroscopic surgeries for knee, shoulder, ankle and hip joints, ligament reconstruction surgeries for knee, ankle and shoulder joints in the case of sports injuries, corrective surgeries for different foot and toe deformities, cartilage repair surgery and pediatric and adult trauma management, sports injuries management and joint arthritis management. You can schedule an appointment with any of the doctors in Dubai that are specialized in orthopedics if your general practitioner has advised you or if you suffer from regular back and neck pain and discomfort, or you can go directly for an emergency consultation in the unwanted event of an injury.
Physiotherapists in Dubai provide a wide range of post operative rehabilitation services for surgeries in the orthopedics field, as well as for non-surgical conditions like osteoarthritis or other general degenerative conditions of the shoulders, hips, ankles and knees and all types of musculoskeletal conditions. People with regular back and neck pain can also benefit from the effects of physiotherapy. Usually the treatment begins with an assessment of the condition of the patient, taking into consideration the specific post operative protocols recommended by the surgeon for each patient. Some of the techniques used by the physiotherapists during the treatment of a specific condition include manual and manipulative physiotherapy, soft tissue release, trigger point release, muscle energy techniques, electrotherapy, shock wave therapy and biofeedback, all chosen depending on the health issues of the patient, personalized therapeutic protocols being created for each individual case. Postural and ergonomic advice is also given to the patient for avoiding pain and increasing mobility.