Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedics is a medical specialization that focuses on the musculoskeletal system; the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscle that are essential to movement and everyday life. Orthopedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders related to musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedic surgeons are known for the treatment of broken bones and replacement of painful joints, but orthopedic surgeons operate several other conditions as well including sports injury, backpain or ruptured disks and spinal stenosis, bone tumors, orthopedic trauma, osteoporosis and arthritis.
The Orthopedic Department at RMI is a facility that caters comprehensive orthopedic and trauma related problems. This department is staffed by highly qualified and well trained Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeons. It has the best and latest equipment for all types of surgeries of bones and soft tissues.
We are proud to say that our T&O department has the country's one of the top specialised orthopedic surgeon who as carried out numerous successful surgeries related to joint replacement, bone and soft tissue tumors and all kinds of fractures.
- Dr. Ghulam Atiq – Head of Department and Associate Professor
- Dr. Abdul Waheed – Consultant and Assistant Professor
- Dr. Zeeshan Khan – Consultant and Assistant Professor
- RMI's Orthopedic and Trauma department has fully staffed wards with comprehensive physiotherapy facilities.
- It is one of the most specialised and busiest unit in the province, providing surgical facilities for replacement surgeries including hip, knee, shoulder and elbow.
- We also provide latest Arthroscopic Key-hole Surgery and surgeries for all kinds of fractures.
- The T&O department has a dedicated orthopaedic theatre with Laminar Flow.
- Fixation of all types of simple and complex fractures involving all joints and bones
- Total Hips, knee, shoulder and elbow replacement surgeries
- Revision/ Stroke redo surgeries for field joint replacements
- Bone and soft tissue tumor surgeries
- Repair of tendon and nerve injuries
Reconstructive Hand Surgery
With reconstructive hand surgery, both the function and appearance of the hand can be restored. The goal is to reduce pain and improve function and flexibility so you can get back to your regular activities.
Correction of Limb Deformities
"Limb" is another name for the arms or legs. Kids with limb deformities have differences in the way their arms or legs are shaped. For example, their legs may be curved, or one might be shorter than the other. Or, a bone in the arm may be short or missing. Trauma and Orthopedic Surgery department in RMI is operating all kinds of limb deformities.
Revision & Reconstruction of Failed/Loose Joint Replacement Surgery
In 85% to 90% of people who have a total knee replacement, the knee implants used will last about 15 to 20 years. This means that some patients who have a knee replacement at a younger age may eventually need a second operation to clean the bone surfaces and refix the implants.
Emergency Trauma Treatment
Physical traumas which are very serious injuries such as cuts, open wounds, blunt force traumas, fractures etc. are treated immediately in the emergency facility and minor OT if minor surgeries or stitches are required.
Paediatric Orthopaedics is a specialist service which provides surgical and non-surgical treatment for conditions affecting children. Our expert team of physicians, therapists, orthotists and nurses specialises in treating babies and children with congenital, developmental and acquired musculoskeletal conditions.
Musculoskeletal Diseases Including Infections of Bones
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are conditions that can affect your muscles, bones, and joints. MSDs include: tendinitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and osteoarthritis.
Total Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Elbow Replacement
Total joint replacement is a surgical procedure in which parts of an arthritic or damaged joint are removed and replaced with a metal, plastic or ceramic device called a prosthesis. The prosthesis is designed to replicate the movement of a normal, healthy joint.
Arthroscopic Diagnosis and Treatment
In RMI Trauma and Orthopedic department joints displacement are diagnosed and replaced through minimally invasive procedure called Arthroscopy which is a surgical procedure orthopedic surgeon use to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint.
Sports Medicine Treatment and Rehabilitation
Sports Injury Rehabilitation is a multi-disciplinary approach to the prevention, evaluation, and treatment of injuries. The first step towards recovery is getting an accurate diagnosis from a certified sports-injury specialist. Typically, the initial stage of treatment involves reducing pain and promoting healing.
Reconstructive Surgery for Spinal Disorders
Spine reconstruction surgery is a specialized form of surgery performed by exclusively trained surgeons who have extensive knowledge of disorders and conditions associated with the spinal column and spinal cord.
The goals of fracture treatment include restoring alignment, promoting bone healing, and return of function as soon as possible to prevent stiffness and wasting of muscles. Emergency fracture situations are when the displacement or swelling is severe enough to compromise the circulation and when the fracture is open.
Management of Bone/Soft Tissue Tumors
Soft tissue sarcoma refers to cancer that begins in the muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, blood vessels, or other supporting tissue of the body. The tumors can be found anywhere in the body but often form in the arms, legs, chest, or abdomen. Signs of soft tissue sarcoma include a lump or swelling in soft tissue.