Orthopedics

Orthopedics

Study of human bones.
Neuros

Neuros commented on the question

Knee pain

How to manage knee pain in outpatient setting?

Neuros
Neuros
February 23 2016 #

Knee pain is the 10th most common reason for outpatient visits. If patient presents with locking and catching (mechanical symptoms) ? Refer to orthopedics PHYSICAL THERAPY WEIGHT LOSS
  • Physical therapy and weight lo...
Read More

3 people liked this
Neuros

Neuros started a question

Knee pain

How to manage knee pain in outpatient setting?

Tnoki

Tnoki shared a photo

Salter- Harris fracture types

2 people liked this
Neuros

Neuros commented on the question

Apley Scratch Test

What is Apley Scratch Test

António liked this
Neuros
Neuros
January 08 2015 #

Neuros

Neuros started a question

Apley Scratch Test

What is Apley Scratch Test

António liked this
Neuros

Neuros commented on the question

Radius

Write a short note on fracture of head of radius

Neuros
Neuros
December 18 2014 #

This type of fracture is mainly seen in adults (Note: fracture of neck of radius is common in children) The head of radius maybe fractured in the following ways:
  1. Comminuted fracture (most common)
  2. Fragment of the head...
Read More

abubakir liked this
Neuros

Neuros commented on the question

Bennet's fracture

Write a short note on bennet's fracture

Joan Villamil liked this
Neuros
Neuros
December 01 2014 #

It is the fracture of the base of first metacarpal involving the first carpometacarpal joint. This fracture is often a result of direct blow with a closed fist, such as in boxing

abubakir liked this

Val commented on the question

Amputation

Write a short note on complications of amputation

Val
August 23 2014 #

The most common issues I encountered while working for a podiatrist were: ulceration, gangrene, & neuropathy

2 people liked this
Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Amputation

Write a short note on complications of amputation

Sugandh
sugandh
August 04 2014 #

DEFINITION: Procedure where a part of a limb is removed through one or more bones. It can also be referred as disarticulation, where a part is removed through a joint. Amputations of Lower Limb is more commen than Up...Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Arthroscopy

Write a short note on arthroscopy

Sugandh
sugandh
August 01 2014 #

Arthoscopy: It is a procedure to visualist the joints using an Athroscope which is nothing but a telescope. Procedure performed under General Anaesthesia. 2-3 Probes are used at a time Uses:
  • Inspect every corner o...
Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Laser

Write a short note on laser therapy

Sugandh
sugandh
July 30 2014 #

The word is an acronym for the Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation and provides the Orthopedic surgeon a powerful yet precise tool with which to treat his/her patients  APPLICATIONS:
  1. Hemostasis m...
Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Trendelenburg's sign

Write a short note on Trendelenburg's sign

Val liked this
Sugandh
sugandh
July 30 2014 #

A Trendelenburg's sign is a sign seen by a gait adopted by someone with an absent or weakened hip abductor mechanism. During the step, instead of the pelvis being raised on the side of the lifted foot, it drops. Thus ...Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Heat Therapy

Write a short note on heat therapy

Sugandh
sugandh
July 28 2014 #

Heat therapy or thermotherapy is the application of heat to the body for pain relief and to treat stiffness in some muscles or joint. Forms of Treatment: 
  1. Hot cloth
  2. Hot water
  3. Ultrasound
  4. Heating pad
  5. Hydrocollator pa...
Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Bone healing

Define fracture and describe bone healing

Sugandh
sugandh
July 25 2014 #

A fracture is a break in the continuity of bone. Or any breech in the cortex of bone (as seen in greenstick fractures)  Stages of bone healing are
  1. Stage of hematoma: Lasts for 7 days. Includes ischemic necrosis of f...
Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Varus

Write a short note on cubitis varus deformity

Sugandh
sugandh
July 22 2014 #

In this condition any part of the body like wrist, foot, hip etc gets inverted and adducted at the joint near it so as the resulting part faces inwards or medially. Inward tilting og distal fragment of bone or joint. ...Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Claw hand

Write a short note on claw hand

Sugandh
sugandh
July 22 2014 #

Definition: Hyper extension at the metacarpo- phalangeal joints and flexion at the proximal and distal inter- phallangeal joints. This occurs due to paralysis of the lubricals that are responsible for flexion of MCP j...Read More

Dijana liked this
Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Jones fracture

Write a short note on jones fracture

Sugandh
sugandh
July 22 2014 #

Jones fracture: fracture of base of 5th Meta-tarsal due to the pull exerted by tendon of Peroneus Brevis muscle on it. It leads to avulsion of the bone Clinical features: 
  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness in outer border o...
Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Giant cell tumor

Write a short note on giant cell tumor

Sugandh
sugandh
July 18 2014 #

It is an osteoclastic tumor of bone.  It consists of 5 E's
  • Epiphysis (site)
  • Eccentric
  • Expansile (balloning)
  • Egg shell crackling (on tapping)
  • Excision and curettage with bone grafting (treatment)
Most common age of pres...Read More

Sugandh

sugandh commented on the question

Fracture of neck of Femur

What is the treatment for the fracture of neck of femur? What may be the complications that arise from the treatment?

Sugandh
sugandh
July 18 2014 #

If the fracture is undisplaced then the line of management would be either: 
  1. Plaster and bed rest for 8-12weeks
  2. Multiple screws (multiple cancellous screws or dynamic hip screw or multiple knowle's pins or moore's pi...
Read More

Dr.Habibur Rahman Masum started a question

Fracture of neck of Femur

What is the treatment for the fracture of neck of femur? What may be the complications that arise from the treatment?