Orthopedics Specialist(s) in Thailand

About Orthopedics Specialist in Thailand

Types of Orthopaedic Doctors

Orthopaedic doctors can be categorized into three types depending on the nature of procedures they perform.

  • Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Sports Medicine Specialist

About Orthopaedic Surgeon

An Orthopaedic surgeon, or orthopaedic surgeon, is a surgeon who is specialized in the diagnosis, pre-operative, operative and post-operative treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

Orthopaedics is the branch of surgery dealing with the conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopaedic surgeons use surgical as well as nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, spine diseases, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders.

Orthopaedic surgeons work closely with other healthcare professionals like pediatrician, sports medicine specialist etc.

Below are major roles of an Orthopaedic surgeon:

  • Diagnosis of your injury or disorder
  • Medication, exercise, casting, surgery and/ or other options
  • Patient rehabilitation by recommending exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function
  • Prevention with information and treatment plans to prevent any future injury or slow the progression of disease

Procedures Performed by Orthopaedic Surgeons in Thailand

  • Musculoskeletal pain
  • Sports injuries
  • Back pain, ruptured disks and spinal stenosis
  • Bone tumors
  • Carpal tunnel, hand arthritis and hand injuries
  • Club foot, bow legs and hip dysplasia
  • Orthopaedic trauma
  • Limb lengthening
  • Achilles tendon injuries, bunions and foot and ankle injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis

About Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Pediatric orthopaedic surgeon is a doctor who specialises in diagnosing, treating and managing the mucoskeletal problems in infants, children and young adults. Mucoskeletal problems involve the problems, disorders and conditions dealing with bone, joint or muscle. Some of the common muco skeletal problems for which you can visit pediatricOrthopaedic surgeons are limb and spine deformities (eg scoliosis, pigeon foot, clubfoot), abnormal posture, limping, bone and joint infections or for the treatment of broken bones.

Procedures Performed by Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon in Thailand

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Procedures
  • Revision Joint Surgery
  • Debridement
  • Bone Fusion
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Soft tissue repair
  • Internal fixation of bones
  • Osteotomy
  • Bone fracture repair

About Sports Medicine Specialist

A Sports Medicine specialist is a physician specialized in the prevention, treatment and injury caused by sports illness and injury. He helps in increasing the functioning, minimizing disability and helping in not losing time away from sports, work, or school.

Sports medicine is not a separate medical speciality. A sports medicine specialist is usually a doctor certified in a certain speciality like Orthopaedics, paediatrics, emergency medicine etc. followed by an additional training for the treatment and management of any sports injuries. For instance:

  • Physical Therapists: Helps in rehabilitation of people and their recovery.
  • Certified Athletic Trainers: Povide a rehabilitative exercise regime helping patients to regain strength and develop conditioning programs to prevent future injury.
  • Nutritionists: Assists in weight loss or weight gain and provides dietary plan or advice to help improve the physical functioning and recovery.

If you have come across any injury while playing sports, riding bicycle, running or performing any other vigorous activity, then it is advised to visit a sports medicine specialist.

Below are the major job roles commonly performed by a sports medicine specialist:

  • Diagnosing and treating athletic injuries
  • Developing treatment and rehabilitation strategies
  • Consultation and checkup sessions with patients to monitor the recovery progress
  • Prescribing medication and best practices for the treatment and progress

Procedures Performed by Sports Medicine Specialist in Thailand

Some of the injuries treated by a sports medicine doctors are:

  • Ankle sprains
  • Fractures
  • Knee and shoulder injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Exercise-induced asthma
  • Heat illness
  • Concussions
  • Eating disorders
  • Cartilage injuries
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Frequently Asked Questions

Which are the most popular procedures performed by Orthopedic Surgeons in Thailand?

The most popular procedures performed by Orthopedic Surgeons in Thailand are - 

  • Ankle Fusion Surgery - Also popularly known as Ankle Arthrodesis, this is a surgical procedure to fuse different bones in the ankle joint by closing the space between them. It is commonly used to treat ankle Arthritis. The ankle joint is made up of three bones, called fibia, tibia, and talus. Ankle Fusion surgery is performed on people who have been diagnosed with Rheumatoid arthritis, Post-traumatic arthritis, neuromuscular disease, etc.

  • Meniscectomy - The procedure of surgically removing the entire or part of a torn Meniscus is known as Meniscectomy. Meniscus tear is a type of knee injury that occurs in the cartilage separating the shinbone from the thigh bone. A small meniscus tear is generally expected to improve from home treatment, while a bigger tear requires Meniscectomy. 

  • Knee Arthroscopy - Knee Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of conditions in knee joints. During surgery, a tiny camera called an arthroscope is inserted into the knee through a very small incision. This allows the surgeon a complete view of the inside of the knee and further finalizes the course of treatment. Knee Arthroscopy is commonly used to treat fractures, ligament tear, torn meniscus, tendon damage, etc. Recovery usually involves physical therapy and a proper exercise regimen to gain muscular strength back.

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction - ACL Reconstruction is a surgical procedure that replaces a torn ACL. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is a prime ligament in the knee that is most commonly injured during sports like basketball, football, skiing, gymnastics, etc. If the damage to the ACL is not serious, it can be treated by RICE that refers to Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation.

  • Scoliosis Surgery - Scoliosis is a medical condition that is caused due to unusual curvature of the spine. The position of the curve can vary in different types of scoliosis. Spinal fusion is the most prominent type of Scoliosis surgery. A part of the spine is held stable with the help of an autograft, which is a bone extracted from another part of the body or using a synthetic bone substitute.

Why should you choose an Orthopedic Surgeon from Thailand?

Thailand not only offers excellent healthcare but also provides you with a beautiful recovery destination. The weather in Thailand is usually warm, which makes it a perfect spot to let your body heal its muscles and tissues. Orthopedic surgeons in Thailand are world-renowned and known for their different and effective approaches to medicine. Also, Thailand is comparatively cheaper than most western countries and The United States of America. 

What are the average consulting fees of Orthopedic Surgeons in Thailand?

Average consulting fees of Orthopedic Surgeons in Thailand vary from $270 to $300. Orthopedic surgeries or Knee Replacements cost around $9,000, to $ 20,000.

What is the quality of Orthopedic Surgeons in Thailand?

Thailand is one of the most medically advanced countries in the Asian Subcontinent. Equipped with world-class medical devices and infrastructure, Thailand is also home to highly educated and experienced orthopedic surgeons that follow different and versatile approaches to medicine. 

What are the types of orthopedic surgeons which are present in Thailand?

Types of orthopedic surgeons present in Thailand are:

  1. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons: Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat children and adolescents for the same conditions an orthopedic surgeon treats. 

  2. Hand and foot surgeons - Hand surgeons treat fractures, ligament tears, vascular conditions, etc, related to the wrist and elbow, while foot surgeons treat the same conditions related to ankles and knees. 

  3. Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons - Musculoskeletal system, when injured due to natural disasters, accidents, etc, is treated by Orthopedic Trauma Surgeons who aim to stabilize broken bones, ligaments, etc, preventing any everlasting damage. 

  4. Spinal Surgeons - Spinal surgeons treat any kind of abnormal curvatures in the spine, degenerative disorders, or spinal tumours.

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