Medical Units

Orthopedics And Traumatology

The musculoskeletal system consists of bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and nerves. Orthopedics and Traumatology, which deals with diseases of the musculoskeletal system, is an extremely rich specialty with many different sub-branches, diagnosis and treatment methods. 

The arms, legs, spine and pelvic regions, or in other words, all joints, bones, muscles and related tissues such as vessels, nerves and spinal cord from the base of the skull to the tip of the fingernail are included in the field of orthopedics. Damage to any one of them may manifest itself with various complaints. It is important for the person to consult a specialist in line with their complaints. The specialist doctor in the field of Orthopedics and Traumatology applies the necessary diagnosis and treatment methods in line with the person’s complaint. Hand Surgery; All kinds of injuries, diseases and problems related to skin, subcutaneous, muscle, tendon, nerve, vein, joint and bone in the area from the fingertip to the elbow constitute the basic subjects of hand surgery. Fractures and dislocations without an open injury, muscle and tendon ruptures; all kinds of open injuries and deformities that may occur from skin incisions to very severe injury and rupture of the limb are included in the diagnosis and treatment of hand surgery. Mild or professional sports injuries, platelet-rich plasma injections (PRP), which are also used in the treatment of professional athletes, fall within the field of orthopedics and traumatology.

Hip and knee prosthesis applications are performed to restore function and stability to the joint and to eliminate existing pain by replacing the damaged joint surface with artificial materials.

Short stature and leg length difference can be corrected by shortening the long leg and lengthening the short leg. In addition, the treatment of soft tissue loss and curvatures caused by non-union in bone fractures is also treated by surgical methods performed by orthopedic specialists.