Orthopaedics is a branch of surgery that deals with diagnosis and treatment of disorders relating to the musculoskeletal system (bones and muscles, joints, tendons, and ligaments), like trauma, spine injuries, spine deformities, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders, sports injuries, tumours, and infections. Other conditions treated by the department include but not limited to joint pain due to arthritis, bone fractures, injures in soft tissues like muscles, ligaments, and tendon, neck injuries, back pain, scoliosis, shoulder pain like bursitis, carpel tunnel syndrome, clubfoot, tendinitis, meniscus tears, and anterior cruciate ligaments (ACL) tear.

Sub – Specialities of Orthopaedics include:

  1. Joint replacement surgery
  2. Spine surgery
  3. Trauma surgery
  4. Sports related medicine
  5. Foot and ankle
  6. Upper extremity and hand
Total joint replacement Surgery

This is commonly known as arthroplasty, wherein the damaged joint is replaced with bio friendly prosthetics. The most common joint replacement surgery is the Knee replacement surgery.

Arthroscopic surgery

It is minimally invasive procedure wherein a device called arthroscope is used. An arthroscope contains a microscopic camera that the surgeon uses to visualise the extent of damage at the joint. The Orthopaedic surgeons at Mint Hospitals perform arthroscopic surgery to cure common joint injuries like meniscus tears and rotator cuff injuries.

Foot Clinic

Our feet are the most vital organs that hold the weight of the body and help in walking. But certain conditions like overweight, chronic diseases and congenital foot problem leave impact upon our feet. Feet get damaged and develop pain or sore due to diabetes and arthritis, prolonged exercise in wrong posture, long standing, and injuries due to sports activities. Flat foot is often a congenital problem that affects mobility.

Some complications that trouble our feet are

  1. Achilles Tendonitis
  2. Arthritis Foot Pain
  3. Ball of foot pain
  4. Bunions and Big toe condition
  5. Corns and calluses
  6. Diabetic foot
  7. Flat feet
  8. Fungal toenails
  9. Heel pain
  10. Toenail conditions etc.

Different Procedures for Foot Care

Primarily foot pain can be cured by taking rest or doing some simple exercises. But if the pain persists, you need doctor’s consultation.

Diabetic Pedicure is done without water to ensure that there is no risk of scalding. Diabetic pedicure prevents fungal infections or foot ulceration.

Diabetic Socks improve blood circulation in the muscles and helps with faster recovery from fatigue. These socks are patented with silver-based antibacterial technology that fights harmful bacteria and keeps the feet fresh all day. The full-cushion lining is designed for easy and pain-free walking.

Diabetic Shoes protect the feet from external injuries and provide better foot support to those who have heightened risks of foot problems.

Foot Clinic at Mint

Mint has a very modern Foot clinic where all kinds of sophisticated foot assessments and subsequent treatments are done. The team of our doctors and support staff work to give the best comforts to the patients. We provide diabetic foot care, orthopaedic shoes, customised insole and do medical pedicure.

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