In an orthopedic surgical procedure, surgeries are performed to treat congenital and acquired injuries, chronic arthritis, acute injuries, and overuse condition of joints, bones, and associated soft tissues such as nerves, muscles, and ligaments. Body parts that mostly require orthopedic surgery are ankles, spine, wrists, shoulders, etc.
Orthopedic surgeons are specialists who are trained and skilled to perform surgeries related to the body parts coming under the musculoskeletal system. They diagnose, prevent, and treat patients with bone, muscles, joints, and other related disorders. From newborn to adults, orthopedic surgeons cater to the healthcare needs of patients of all ages. These healthcare professionals treat sports injuries, spinal deformity, and joint replacements as well. Orthopedic surgeons are trained to treat musculoskeletal diseases and injuries through both non-surgical and surgical procedures.