To prepare for surgery, follow your doctor’s pre-operative instructions, which may include stopping certain medications, arranging for assistance during your recovery, and attending pre-surgical consultations. After surgery, adhere to post-operative guidelines, attend follow-up appointments, and participate in physical therapy as recommended to optimize your recovery and minimize complications.
During your initial consultation, the specialist will take a detailed medical history, perform a physical examination, and may order diagnostic tests such as X-rays or MRI scans to accurately diagnose your condition.
Treatment options vary depending on the specific condition and its severity. Common treatments include conservative management (rest, ice, compression, elevation), physical therapy, pain management, injections, bracing, and surgery.
You should consult an orthopaedic and traumatology specialist if you experience persistent pain, swelling, or discomfort in your bones, joints, muscles, or tendons or if you have suffered an acute injury or trauma.
Orthopaedic and traumatology specialists diagnose and treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, including fractures, dislocations, sprains, strains, tendon injuries, ligament injuries, and joint issues such as arthritis. They also manage trauma-related injuries, including complex fractures, and provide care for congenital and degenerative disorders.