Common Causes of Orthopaedic Trauma
Most often, traumatic orthopaedic injuries are caused by:
- Being involved in a car or motorcycle accident
- Physical violence
- Being injured while playing a sports
- Natural disasters or climate
- Danger circumstances job environment like construction or machine Production Company etc.
When does a patient need to go orthopedic surgeon in emergency?
If the patient has severe pain , deformity, crackling noise from injured site or if if
he is not able to use that limb; he should go to an orthopaedic surgeon as soon as possible.
What does an orthopaedic surgeon do?
An orthopaedic surgeon will assess your injury and get the x rays for accurate diagnosis. He may also advise MRI/ CT scans for better assessment of fracture pattern. Based on your scans he will advise whether your injiry requires surgery or not
Preventing Traumatic Orthopaedic Injuries
• Accidents happen, but there are some simple things everyone can do to reduce their traumatic injury risk.
• Always wear a seatbelt when driving
• Always wear a helmet when biking, skateboarding, rollerblading, etc.
• Wear the appropriate safety gear when playing contact sports
• Stretch and do a warm-up exercise before working out or playing a sport to prevent muscle injury
• Those at a higher risk of injury, either due to a condition that weakens the bones or causes a loss of balance, may need to take additional precautions.
• Wear comfortable, low-heeled shoes with good traction to avoid tripping or slipping
• Use night lights to prevent tripping over objects in the dark
• Add small ramps to entryways and areas with raised flooring
Talk to your doctor about more ways to adjust your lifestyle to avoid injury or how to make your home safer for a loved one.
Find an Orthopaedic Specialist Near You
Orthopedic injuries can happen to anyone, and they often happen when you least expect it. Dr. Anuj Jain has vast experience in treating complex fracture. He does meticulous planning and executes then during surgery to acheive best possible result. He takes utmost care to minimize postoperative pain that leads to early recovery.