Many different types of hand surgery are available depending on need. Some of the most common types of hand surgery procedures include but are not limited to:
· Tendon or nerve repair
· Skin grafts
· Closed Reduction and Fixation
· Joint replacement
Arthroscopy shoulder surgery may treat such conditions as:
· Biceps Tendonitis
· Shoulder Labral tears
· Impingement Syndrome
· Frozen Shoulder AC (acromioclavicular)
· Joint arthritis
Knee problems may be addressed with various forms of knee joint surgery such as:
- Knee Replacement Surgery (Arthroplasty)
- Knee Ligament Repair
- Knee Abrasion Arthroplasty
- Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Stress Syndrome)
Hip joint resurfacing and hip replacement surgery is also very common in the field of orthopedics.
Many Americans put off such surgeries because of cost considerations and medical insurance stipulations, limits and wait times. Medical travelers may benefit from global orthopedic services in such cases. Orthopedic care and state-of-the-art orthopedic clinic facilities are available in numerous locations.
For example, check out the Bangkok Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, the first to be accredited by the JCI (Joint Commissions International). Or visit Knee Surgery in India. There are many more excellent orthopedic care facilities to be found in South Africa, South America, and Asia as well as central Europe.
Learn about different types and procedures involved in the field of orthopedics. Your research will stand you in good stead when it comes time to make the right choice, choose the right provider and determine the best location and staff that will help suit your specific needs.