Orthopedic surgery Tunisia
Orthopedic surgery treats diseases, trauma (fracture, rupture, haematoma) and deformities of the musculoskeletal system : bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscle.
However, this surgical specialty is vast and surgeons generally hyper-specialize in a particular field.
Orthopedic surgery price in Tunisia
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There are two areas of activity within this surgical speciality which is orthopedic surgery in Tunisia:
The so-called "Orthopaedic" side:
It deals with all chronic degenerative, malformative, congenital, tumoral or sequelae of old traumas responsible for functional disorders such as osteoarthritis, ligament instability, malunion, nerve compression, herniated discs, stiffness, etc. The objective of this surgery is to correct these functional after-effects by reconstructing the damaged organic entities as precisely as possible in order to restore their lost function, but in the case of irreparable and overly advanced lesions, this sometimes requires a prosthetic replacement.
The "Traumatology" side:
It deals with all acute injuries caused by trauma or an accident (fracture, sprain, dislocation, ligament rupture, muscle injury, etc.) and whose surgical aim is to repair the injury as precisely as possible in order to prevent more or less serious, painful and disabling functional after-effects.
When to consult an orthopaedic surgeon?
You have to consult an orthopaedic surgeon in the following cases:
growth anomalies such as scoliosis or kyphosis
the after-effects of infectious or inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis.
Orthopedic surgery and traumatology : the different fields
Knee diseases can involve the knee itself, the ligaments, the patella, the tendons or the meniscus.
It treats the major pathologies of the shoulder. These include shoulder instability and dislocation, tendon pathology or cuff tendonitis, osteoarthritis, calcifications and finally rotator cuff rupture.
It treats hip pathologies. This includes mainly osteoarthritis, osteonecrosis and hip impingement.
Foot and ankle surgery
It treats pathologies related to the foot or ankle, whether traumatic or degenerative.
Hand, wrist and elbow surgery
It treats among other things carpal tunnel syndrome, trigger finger, osteoarthritis of the thumb or digit, Dupuytren's disease, entrosis of the thumb, humpback carpus, digital mucoid pseudocyst...and all traumas.
Orthopedic surgery Tunisia : advantages
The advantages of having an orthopedic surgery in Tunisia:
Short operation times
Accelerated consolidation thanks to the use of autograft (your own bone residue from the osteotomy)
Slight pain controlled by level I analgesics (Paracetamol)
A possible correction for even major deformities
A long-lasting result over time
Possibility of treating small toe deformities in the same operation
Minimal risk of infections.