What is Orthopedics?
Orthopedics is the part of medicine that deals with the musculoskeletal system including disorders of the bones and joints of the limbs, some muscle disorders as well as spinal vertebrae and the surrounding soft tissues.
What happens during an orthopedic examination?
A musculoskeletal medical history is taken that includes the Patient’s earlier musculoskeletal disorders, surgeries, accidents (fractures, sprains, dislocations) and information concerning life style (i.e., physical activities).
- podoscope examination (flat feet)
- examination of gait
- examination of posture
- structural and functional examination of the chest and spine
- upper limb sensory system examination
- upper limb motor system examination
- examination of deep reflexes
- checking abnormal reflexes
- structural and functional examination of the joints, deformities
- range of movements of principal joints (shoulder, hip, knee, ankle joints)
- examination of the axis of the lower limbs and foot deformities
- complementary targeted examinations for disorders possibly mentioned in the medical history (these most often concern spine and knee problems)
- bone and/or joint x-rays required for a clinical diagnosis
Why choose the Buda Health Center orthopedic clinic?
The Patient-Doctor relationship is based on trust, the determining factor in a treatment's success or failure. We feel that our doctors have earned this trust through their professionalism, knowledge, experience and know-how. The level of care is further guaranteed by our leading physicians who have gained renown and are respected in their field of practice.