Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon

treat a wide range of conditions of the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones and joints and their associated structures that enable movement - ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. Trauma and orthopaedic surgery is often abbreviated to T&O surgery.

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There are two aspects to the work:, , trauma – injuries to the musculoskeletal system, such as broken, fractured or dislocated bones and soft tissue injuries, congenital and degenerative conditions of the musculoskeletal system, as well as infections and tumours, Trauma can range from low energy fractures (often in elderly patients) to multiple injuries such as those caused by a road traffic accident. Bone and joint infection can also require emergency admission and treatment.

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joint arthroscopy – a thin telescope with a light (arthroscope) is inserted into joints via a small incision to investigate joint problems. This is most commonly the knee but other joints can also be investigated in this way. ,bone fracture repair – surgery to repair a broken bone using metal screws, pins, rods or plates to hold the bone in place. ,arthroplasty – the replacement of whole joints following damage due to osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Knee and hip replacements are the most common operations,joint resurfacing – metal implants are used to re-surface the bone, for example for the hip joint. ,general repairs on damaged muscles or tendons – these could be acute injuries due to trauma, or chronic injury due to progressive deterioration of the tissue,corrective surgery – eg patella (knee-cap) realignment. long-term problems if left untreated. This surgery is often carried out on babies and children for congenital deformities

Specialist treatment available

a particular area of the body – eg foot/ankle, shoulder/elbow, hand, upper limb, pelvis, joint reconstruction – eg hip or knee, orthopaedic oncology, paediatric surgery, spinal surgery, sports injury surgery, complex trauma surgery

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