What happens when you injure yourself in a way that no surgeon in your area has ever seen, much less repaired? Well, if you are Monroe Township, NJ police officer, Craig Staffieri - or a patient from the other side of the globe - you turn to Dr. Mark Ayzenberg and the orthopedic team at Inspira Health’s Vineland campus.Read More
What is Orthopedic Surgery?
Orthopedic surgery is a specialized field of medicine that focuses on treating musculoskeletal conditions through surgical interventions to repair, replace, or reconstruct damaged bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. The goal of orthopedic surgery is to restore optimal function and relieve pain in the joints.
At Inspira, our skilled orthopedic specialists are experienced in treating a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions through orthopedic surgery. We are committed to providing exceptional care in a safe and comforting environment to ensure the best possible outcomes for our patients.
How does Orthopedic Surgery Work?
Orthopedic surgery uses advanced techniques and state-of-the-art technology to address a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including fractures, dislocation, joint replacement, muscle injuries, and tendon tears or ruptures. Surgeons with extensive training in orthopedics perform specialized procedures tailored to each patient’s unique needs, helping to correct abnormalities, repair injuries, and alleviate chronic pain.
Types of Orthopedic Surgeries
Orthopedic surgery encompasses a wide range of procedures designed to address various musculoskeletal conditions. Your orthopedic surgeon will evaluate your individual case and recommend the most appropriate surgical approach to address your specific needs. Here are some of the most common types of orthopedic surgeries:
What to Expect When You Have Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgery involves several stages, starting with an initial consultation and ending with postoperative care. Before surgery, your orthopedic team will evaluate your condition through a physical examination, review your medical history, and perform imaging tests. They will explain the procedure and expected outcomes, as well as address your concerns. Pre-operative preparations like blood tests and imaging scans may be required, along with instructions for fasting and medication adjustments.
During surgery, you’ll receive anesthesia to ensure a comfortable experience. The type of anesthesia administered depends on the specific procedure and your individual needs. Your orthopedic surgeon will repair the affected area and restore optimal function. After surgery, your care team will monitor your vital signs in a recovery room. They will provide pain medications and instructions for wound care, medication management ,and activity restrictions. Your care team will also help you schedule follow-up appointments to monitor your progress and make any adjustments to your treatment plan.
Throughout the process, your orthopedic care team will prioritize your safety, comfort, and well-being. At Inspira, our experienced orthopedic specialists are dedicated to providing exceptional care, guiding you through each step of the process. We offer comprehensive care and personalized treatment to help you regain mobility, reduce pain, and improve your overall quality of life. We’re by your side to offer support and answer any questions or concerns you have as you recover.