Skip to content

Ritu Hospital



Orthopaedic surgery or orthopaedics is the branch of medicine concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Musculoskeletal system comprises of bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons and connective tissues.
Both surgical and nonsurgical methods are used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat:

a) Musculoskeletal trauma
b) Spine diseases
c) Sports injuries

d) Degenerative diseases
e) Infections

Some more known procedures in orthopaedics are:

Joint Replacement Procedures: A procedure of orthopaedic surgery in which an arthritic or dysfunctional joint surface is replaced with an orthopaedic prosthesis.
Revision Joint Surgery: Replacement of worn out replaced joint.
Debridement: Replacement of dead or worn-out tissues to let healthy tissue heal.
Spinal Fusion: A surgical procedure used to join small bones in the spine (vertebrae column). 
Bone Fusion: It is also called Arthrodesis refers to the fusion of two or more bones in a joint. In this process, the diseased cartilage is removed, the bone ends are cut off, and the two bone ends are fused into one solid bone using a metal internal fixture.
Soft tissue repair: Treatment of soft tissues, involves healing the inflamed area by subjecting it to rest, compression, elevation, and anti-inflammatory medicine. Application of Ice may be used in the acute phase of injury. Stretching and strengthening exercises can be gradually added to help avoid further injury.
Internal Fixation of Bones: The method of physically reconnecting the bones involving special screws, plates, rods, inside the bones thus fixing them in the correct place and avoid abnormal healing.
Osteotomy: It is a surgical procedure of cutting a bone or adding a bone tissue to reshape or realign bones. Osteotomies can be  on bones all over the body, including the jaws, elbows, spine, shoulders, hips, knees, legs, toes, and feet..

Our Expert Consultants

Dr. Nikhil S.U
Consultant Orthopaedic trauma, Joint replacement & Arthroscopy surgeon

Dr. Prashant K K
Consultant Orthopaedic surgeon

Dr. Vijay chandar R
Consultant Orthopedist