Patient Experiences

Orthopedics

Overview

Department of Orthopedics at Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals is one of the best in India, offering a wide range of services, including knee replacement surgeries, total hip and shoulder replacement surgeries and spine surgeries, as well as various kinds of innovative care for a broad range of musculoskeletal conditions. The institute has pioneered minimally invasive techniques in orthopedic surgery, as well as treatment for osteoarthritis and sports injury. The Institute of Orthopedics offers subspecialty expertise, comprehensive services and advanced technology. It has fully-equipped operation theatres, intensive care units for pre- and post- operative care, as well as rehabilitation services. The state-of-the-art operation theatres are equipped with the latest fracture tables and imaging facilities, including a C-arm image intensifier. The hospital also has facilities for CT scan, MRI scan, DEXA scan and MRIs for prompt screening.

The institute has qualified; skilled doctors and surgeons trained in India and abroad who offer excellent outcomes. The orthopedic team diagnoses, operates and treats problems affecting the bones, joints and muscles of patients in all age groups. Our orthopedic surgeons are recognized as among the best in the country.

The institute is committed to providing personalized care in a warm and caring environment that defines the unique Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals’ experience.

Subspecialties

The Institute of Orthopedics provides comprehensive care for treatment of arthritis and other painful joint problems, caring for thousands of patients every year with the most advanced surgical and non-surgical techniques. The institute provides integrated care for different subspecialties under one roof, which includes:

  • Joint replacement surgery - knee, hip, ankle and shoulder
  • Arthroscopic surgery and sports injuries - knee, ankle and shoulder
  • Management of routine and complex trauma (fractures)
  • Spine surgery - spondylosis, slipped disc, spinal tumors and spinal injuries
  • Pediatrics and foot & ankle surgery
  • Shoulder, wrist & hand conditions
  • Arthritis care - osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, infective arthritis, traumatic arthritis

The institute offers the latest techniques in orthopedic surgery. Our surgeons have expertise in joint preserving surgeries such as arthroscopy and osteotomy, as well as hip replacement and total knee replacement (TKR) surgeries. Modern, less-invasive techniques allow for rapid recovery and lasting results. The team’s outstanding outcomes have made the institute a trusted referral centre for management of complex reconstructive problems. It is acclaimed as a destination for best joint replacement surgery in India.

Services & Procedures

Joint Replacement Surgery

Total and partial knee and hip joint replacement surgeries are routinely performed at Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, India. We have a team of experienced and expert surgeons with caring and specially trained nurses, therapists and technicians. Our surgeons have expertise in complex cases and revision (re-doing) of failed joint replacements. Our goal is to provide seamless, coordinated care to ensure that patients return to pursuing their favourite activities, as soon as possible. The Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) comprises pre- and post- operative measures and is devised to provide maximum comfort and convenience to patients. It helps the patients to get back on their feet soon, resulting in reduced hospital stay and early return to home. The subspecialty Knee Replacement Surgery in Hyderabad and all other Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals across India includes the Enhanced Recovery Program.

Arthroscopy & Sports Injuries

Sports injuries to the hip, shoulder, elbow, wrist, foot and ankle are treated with both surgical and non-surgical methods. The team at the Institute of Orthopedics excels in arthroscopic surgery — an advanced surgical technique that allows orthopedic surgeons to see inside a joint, without having to surgically open it up. The diagnostic capability of arthroscopy is highly precise in diagnosing damage to the bones, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and muscles that make up a joint. Our experienced team of doctors uses the latest and most sophisticated arthroscopic equipment to ensure the best possible diagnosis and treatment. Most surgeries can be performed as day care surgeries, offering reduced costs and early return to functionality. The common conditions treated are meniscal tears, osteochondral defects and ligament injuries of the knee, concentrating on ACL reconstruction.

Trauma Services

We provide complete care for adult patients and children for fractures, dislocations and multiple injuries, severe musculoskeletal injuries and related complications. A multidisciplinary team consisting of qualified emergency physicians, as well as general, vascular, plastic and neuro surgeons complement the trauma team to deliver excellent care.

Shoulder Surgery

We use the most advanced techniques in shoulder surgery. Our surgeons lead an unparalleled team of practitioners who combine clinical orthopedic surgery, rehabilitative sports medicine, physical and occupational therapy and basic scientific research to provide the most advanced treatment to patients with shoulder disorders. Our goal is to provide the highest quality care for those experiencing discomfort due to a traumatic injury or degenerative disorder to give them relief from pain and renewed full shoulder function and mobility. Procedures such as injections, manipulations and advanced arthroscopic surgeries for impingement, AC joint arthritis, labral tears, shoulder instability and rotator cuff problems are performed routinely.

Wrist & Hand Surgery

Our team of qualified surgeons provides treatment for complex and routine wrist and hand problems including hand and wrist fractures, carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis of the wrist and thumb joints, nerve injuries and tendon problems.

Spine Surgery

Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals is one of the best spine surgery hospitals in India. Our surgeons have vast experience in treating various spinal problems. Spine surgery in India is today treated with minimally invasive surgical techniques, as far as possible. Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals uses the latest technology and is a pioneer in using minimally invasive techniques, thus reducing recovery time for patients. Surgeries for low backache, sciatica, disc problems, spondylolisthesis and lumbar canal stenosis are performed routinely. Other complex surgeries performed are:

  • Kyphosis surgery
  • Spine reconstruction
  • Orthopedic spine surgery
  • Pinhole spine surgery
  • Coblation nucleoplasty
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Khyphoplasty
  • Keyhole spine surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Scoliosis surgery
  • Minimally invasive spine procedures

Orthopedic Problems in Children

Treating pediatric orthopedic problems requires both medical expertise and complete knowledge about children’s natural development. The Institute of Orthopedics understands this while treating a range of orthopedic problems in children, including fractures. Surgeries are performed for deformities like club feet. Hip and knee problems in children and adolescents are also managed.

Foot & Ankle Surgery

The foot and the ankle services adopt a multi-disciplinary approach to expertly treat a broad range of conditions that can occur at any stage of life — from newborns to teenage years and from active adults to senior citizens. Foot and ankle problems, such as bunions, hammertoes, digital neuromas, heel pain (plantar fascitis), tendonitis, diabetic feet, ankle arthritis, tendon dysfunction, acquired flat foot deformity, late effects of clubfoot and ankle joint replacement surgery.

Pain Management

The institute specializes in the treatment of long-term painful orthopedic conditions. The vision is to improve the quality of life by utilizing safe, effective and advanced treatment modalities for long-term alleviation of pain and suffering.

Rehabilitation Services

Supported by a well-equipped physiotherapy and rehabilitation unit, the Institute of Orthopedics provides excellent care on par with the best in the region. The monitored rehabilitation program ensures that the patients have successful outcomes after discharge.

The Institute of Orthopedics offers a wide range of treatment for all kinds of musculoskeletal conditions in patients of all ages. The common conditions treated are:

  • Arthritis
  • Back pain
  • Bone and soft tissue tumors
  • Broken bones
  • Cavus foot
  • Clubfoot
  • Concussions
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
  • Dwarfism and bone dysplasias
  • Flatfoot
  • Fractures
  • Hip fractures
  • Hip infections
  • Kyphosis
  • Ligament strains
  • Overuse injuries
  • Cartilage tears
  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease
  • Lordosis
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) injuries
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD)
  • Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spondylolysis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports injuries
  • Tarsal coalition
  • Torn ligaments
  • Torticollis

Procedures

The institute uses state-of-the-art and innovative procedures that are exemplary in the field of orthopedics. The procedures performed at Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals include:

  • Knee arthroscopy and meniscectomy
  • Shoulder arthroscopy and decompression
  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Knee arthroscopy and chondroplasty
  • Removal of support implant
  • Knee arthroscopy and anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction
  • Total knee replacement
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Repair of femoral neck fracture
  • Repair of trochanteric fracture
  • Debridement of skin/muscle/bone/fracture
  • Knee arthroscopy repair of both menisci
  • Total hip replacement
  • Total shoulder replacement
  • Shoulder arthroscopy/distal clavicle excision
  • Repair of rotator cuff tendon
  • Repair fracture of radius (bone)/ulna
  • Laminectomy
  • Repair of ankle fracture (bimalleolar type)
  • Shoulder arthroscopy and debridement
  • Lumbar spinal fusion
  • Repair fracture of the distal part of radius
  • Low back intervertebral disc surgery
  • Incise finger tendon sheath
  • Repair of ankle fracture (fibula)
  • Repair of femoral shaft fracture
  • Repair of trochanteric fracture

Technology

The Institute of Orthopedics has the most advanced technology to treat musculoskeletal problems. We provide the full spectrum of sophisticated diagnostic and imaging procedures and technologies to identify and evaluate conditions of the musculoskeletal system in a fully accessible and convenient location. Some of our equipment includes:

  • Operation theatre equipped with laminar air flow
  • State-of-the-art instrumentation
  • Image intensifier
  • Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
  • Intra-operative monitoring

Doctors

Dr. Pankaj Dhabaliya

Qualifications: MBBS, D.Ortho
Designation: Consultant
Specialty: Orthopedics
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur

Dr. Lalit Jain

Qualifications: MBBS, MS
Designation: Consultant
Specialty: Orthopedics
Location: Ramkrishna CARE Hospitals, Dhamtari Road, Raipur