Orthopaedics is one of the vast branches concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system and associated muscles, joints and ligaments. Orthopaedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumours and congenital disorders. Many developments in orthopaedic surgery helps in correcting of musculoskeletal deformities. Orthopaedic specialists involves in the diagnosis of injury or disorder, treatment with medication, exercise, casting, surgery or other options, rehabilitation by recommending exercises or physical therapy to restore movement, strength and function, prevention with information and treatment plans to prevent injury or slow the progression of disease. Orthopaedists also specializes in certain areas such as the foot and ankle, spine, shoulder, hand, hip or knee. Orthopaedic surgeon takes a history of illness or injury and then do a physical examination; this may be followed by diagnostic studies such as x-rays or blood tests that enables to discuss the diagnosis, enabling to select the best treatment plan so that the patient can live an active and functional life.
Orthopaedic research enables the entire health care system more accessible and effective for patients.
Subject areas include, but are not restricted to the below fields:
Arthritis, Arthroscopic Surgery, Artificial Joints, Bone Diseases and Disorders, Cartilage Biology, Deformity and Scoliosis Spine, Doping Studies, Foot & Ankle Fracture, Foot and Ankle Research, Healing and Treatment of Osteoporotic Fractures, Hip Arthroplasty, Joint Replacement, Kinesiology, Knee Replacement, Low Back Intervertebral Disc Surgery, Meniscectomy, Muscle Hypertrophy, Musculoskeletal Interactions, Neuromuscular Fatigue, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopaedics, Orthopaedic Implants, Orthopaedic Function and Mobility, Orthopaedic Surgery, Osteoarthritis, Osteopathy, Osteoporosis, Physical Exercise and Health, Physiotherapy, Rehabilitation, Rheumatic Arthritis, Skeletal Development and Diseases, Spinal Cord Injury, Spine Trauma, Sports Medicine.
CPQ Orthopaedics aims at publishing articles in all the related arenas.
Recurrent hemarthrosis in the knee joint is an uncommon disorder, often seen in the elderly population with severe knee osteoarthritis. Once diagnosed, the hemarthrosis can be treated conservatively with rest and pain medications, or invasively with joint aspiration or surgery. This case report describes the use of short stretch compression bandaging for the treatment of knee hemarthrosis. [...] READ MORE
Health enhancing physical activity (HEPA) is a term used particularly “any form of PA that benefits health and functional capacity without tiredness”. The purpose of this study is to assess the habits and educational preparation on physical activity of healthcare professionals. [...] READ MORE
The development and persistence of low back pain may be influenced by several factors which include lifestyle factors, previous pain symptoms, psychological factors, work place factors as well as socio-demographic variables. The focus of this study was to determine the socio-demographic and work-related variables as predictor of persistence of back pain and disability among civil servants receiving physiotherapy in tertiary health institutions in Kano, Nigeria. [...] READ MORE
In the article the author described the cardinal rules of prophylaxis and therapy for hips in small children and in adults. In article is also presented fundamental knowledge about biomechanical etiology of the so-called idiopathic scoliosis, classification, rules of new therapy. [...] READ MORE
The medial cuneiform articulates with the navicular and first metatarsal bone. Moreover, its significance comes from the attachment site for different ligaments. Isolated fracture dislocation of the medial cuneiform bone is rare.
A 30 years old male, smoker, who works as a driver. He sustained a front collision, road traffic accident. Right foot swelling with a positive wrinkle sign had noticed. [...] READ MORE
Hip fractures, which remain an important costly health concern in aging populations that commonly lead to disabling hip osteoarthritis, and or premature death continue to occur despite a general fracture reduction amidst the 2020 coronavirus lock-down period. Although generally amenable to emergency room admittance followed by treatment, a question arises as to whether there is any tangible impact on survival, [...] READ MORE
Insomnia can affect the patients with traumatic brain injuries and should be diagnosed and treated properly. There are some signs and symptoms which are related to this pathology which can help the health care professionals to diagnose this pathology properly. Also finding the best treatment strategies for this pathology is of importance. [...] READ MORE
Researching is not measuring. Researching is to find useful answers to interesting questions.
The ability to collect data, to accumulate and transmit information, and to massacre that information until we get the answers we want, has grown exponentially in the past tens of years and will continue to increase explosively. [...] READ MORE
The 2019 novel coronavirus has demanded the need to be socially distanced in insolation (for all the epidemiological reasons that we know and we will not discuss in this text).
Sedentarism is at the door if not already in the houses. [...] READ MORE
Treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures remains controversial. The unsatisfying clinical results after conservative treatment of displaced intra-articular calcaneal fractures resulted in a reappraisal of the surgical approach. Although the literature generally supports operative treatment of these injuries, there are still certain disorders that may impede wound or bone-healing. [...] READ MORE