Orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, correction, prevention, and treatment of patients with skeletal deformities, disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin; these elements make up the musculoskeletal system.
- The branch in its widest sense provides services for all musculoskeletal and spinal disorders in conservative and operative manner.
- It also provides the best possible operative care as well as postoperative rehabilitation for the patients.
- The department works closely with physiotherapy unit to ensure rapid recovery of patient.
- Postgraduate residents undergo rigorous training which starts from outpatient care, minor procedures, and fracture reduction with an extended scope advanced procedures like arthroscopy and orthoplasty and spine surgeries as well.