Fracture Clinic in Chennai 

By Hande Hospitals

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A bone fracture is a medical condition where a bone can be cracked or broken.   Fractures are the result of high force impact or stress, bone fracture can occur because of certain medical conditions to weaken the bones, such as osteoporosis.

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What is a bone fracture? 

A bone may get fractured partially or completely or it is caused commonly from trauma which may be due to fall, motor vehicle accident or sports.   Overuse injuries can be the common cause of stress fractures in athletes.

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Common cause of fractures 

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Types of fracture

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The treatment depends on the site and severity of the injury. A simple break of bone may be treated with a sling, ice and rest. A more complicated break requires surgery. – Simple fracture – Unstable fracture – Open fracture – Closed fracture – Greenstick fracture – Buckle fracture

The damaged sections of the hip joint are replaced with prosthesis which are constructed usually of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic to reduce pain and improve function of the hip joints. It is also called total hip arthroplasty.

What is Hip Replacement Surgery?

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A revision arthroplasty, is often more complicated than the initial joint replacement.  It may have less predictable results because it is done for patients who may refer to revision joint replacement as a repeat joint replacement, or a replacement of a joint replacement. 

Revision Arthroplasty 

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Sports medicine is an area of medical practice concerned with the treatment of injuries resulting from athletic activities.   A physician who practises sports medicine mainly focuses on sports-related medical services such as injury prevention and conditioning, besides rehabilitation, osteopathic manipulation, or injections. 

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Meaning of Sports Medicine

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Keyhole or Arthroscopic surgery utilizes an arthroscope, a lens connected via fibre-optic cable to a monitor.  The surgeon can directly view the inside of the joint through the arthroscope to get a clear view inside the joint to perform necessary procedures. 

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Keyhole Surgery or Arthroscopic Surgery 

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Ligaments are cords of tough, and flexible fibrous tissue which connect the bones together and provide support to a joint.  The ligaments are extremely strong, where an awkward twist or stretch can cause a strain injury. 

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What are ligaments? 

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Knee ligament repair is an effective treatment for a complete tear of a knee ligament.  Shoulder ligaments are injuries leading to dislocations of the ball and socket joint which require an immediate treatment harvesting a tendon from anywhere in the body. 

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Treating Knee/ Shoulder Ligament Injuries

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The spine surgery makes smaller incisions causing less harm to nearby muscles and tissues.  It creates a tunnel to the problem area of the spine during the surgery to gently push aside the muscle and soft tissue around the area. 

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Minimally invasive spine surgery  

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Physiotherapy restores function or movement when someone is affected by illness, injury, or disability.  It is a holistic approach to reduce the risk of injury or illness, improve the physical activity while helping you to prevent further injuries.

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Physiotherapy 

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