Paediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine

The Paediatric Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Unit at BLK-Max Super Speciality Hospital provide comprehensive care, consultation and advanced treatment options for children with orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions using minimally invasive techniques.

We primarily focus on offering a caring and compassionate environment for our young patients and help children return to their active lifestyle as soon as possible. Our Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeons use a multidisciplinary approach to treat deformities conditions of children related to musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, spine diseases, degenerative diseases, tumours, infections, and congenital.

Our team of experts comprises of top leading Paediatric Orthopaedic surgeons and pioneer specialist is recognised for surgical technical excellence and innovative capabilities to accurately diagnose your child’s orthopaedic problems. We provide both inpatient and outpatient services to our paediatric patients for a complete range of orthopaedic problems using the latest techniques and top-notch technology to improve their healing and help in speedy recovery.

What Is Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery?

Paediatric Orthopaedic is a specialist service that provides surgical and non-surgical treatment for various orthopaedic and musculoskeletal conditions affecting children of all ages. This speciality covers the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of problems affecting babies, and children through highly complex surgery.

What Are The Indicators For Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery?

Some of the very common indications for Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery include:

  • Fractured bones
  • Pain in a joint or bone
  • Infections in bones or joints
  • Clubfoot or other foot differences
  • Torn or inflamed muscles, tendons and cartilage
  • Disorders of the formation of joints in the knee and hips
  • Disorders of the growth of bones 
  • The curvature of the spine or spinal deformities
  • Hand deformities
  • Foot and ankle deformities
  • Musculoskeletal tumours
  • Trauma Conditions, a fall or other accident

What Are The Conditions Treated Under Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery?

Some of the major conditions we treat under Paediatric Orthopaedic include:

  • Fractures
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg-Length Inequality
  • Myelomeningocele
  • Scoliosis
  • Gait Abnormalities (Limping)
  • Bone or Joint Infections and Tumours
  • Pes Planus or Planovalgus (Flat Feet)
  • Idiopathic Congenital TalipesEquinovarus (Clubfoot)
  • Femoral And Tibial Torsion, Metatarsus Adductus (In-Toe Walking)
  • Perthes' Disease (Osteochondritis of the Hip)
  • Skeletal Dysplasias
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
    1. DDH in babies
    2. DDH in older children
    3. Syndactyly
    4. Polydactyl
    5. Short Stature
    6. Growth Pain
    7. Bow leg and Knock Knee

What Are The Steps Required For The Preparation Of The Surgery?

For the preparation of paediatric orthopaedic surgery, the parents of the child undergoing surgery must take care of the following things:

  • Talk to the doctor about your child’s condition and make them aware of your child’s medical history
  • Make the right treatment choices with the help of a doctor
  • Make sure you fully understand the surgical procedure from the doctor
  • You can ask any questions concerning you about the surgery
  • Make sure that the child is fit to undergo any kind of surgery
  • Be there with your child before and after the surgery

What Are The Precautions One Must Take Before And After The Surgery?

The important precautionary measures one must consider before and after the surgery are:

Before the surgery:

  • A Child has to take certain pre-operative tests as advised by the doctor
  • Try to keep your child a bit active before the surgery. Talk to a physiotherapist to know about some exercises that can help
  • Make sure that your child does not eat or drink anything the night before surgery

After the surgery:

  • Take Follow-up visits are with the orthopaedic surgeon every 6 months until your child recovers completely
  • Contact the doctor if you witness swelling, redness, or rashes on your child’s body or if your child is having fever and experiencing any discomfort
  • Give your child the prescribed medicines on time
  • Make your child exercise daily as suggested by your physiotherapist

Are There Any Complications Involved?

Certain risk factors associated with Paediatric Orthopaedic surgery include:

  • Infection at the site of the incision
  • Anaemia
  • Blood deficiency
  • Pain
  • Bleeding
  • Fever

These complications are mild and require proper care. Make sure to exercise proper care of your child for better and effective outcomes of recovery.

Find Complete Relief from BLK Experts

If you think you are facing similar conditions, or have suffered from them in the past, please contact the BLK Hospital team to schedule an appointment at : +91-11-30403040

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