An Orthopedic surgery procedure aims at treating issues affecting the musculoskeletal body structure. Orthopedic procedures can either be surgical or non-surgical. However, a majority of the surgeons prefer to perform non-surgical procedures while treating their patients. Below are the top most common orthopedic procedures that are carried out in most hospitals.
Total Shoulder Replacement
The joint or bone structure in the shoulder can be damaged by accidents, diseases, or sporting activities. The procedure is painful but after some time pain is eliminated around the shoulder joint area. The damaged cartilage and bone structure are replaced with either a plastic or metal implant.
Total Joint Replacement
Joint Total Replacement is performed on patients who require new set or change of joints. Several factors cause the damaged joints, but mainly most patients suffering from this condition have severe arthritis. During the procedure, the damaged joints are replaced with plastic or metal surfaces which help in reducing the pain and increases the motion range.
The spine is responsible for holding the structure of the entire body in place. A structural defect in the body will lead to pain, poor posture, or paralysis. Increasing back pains can be solved by conducting a spine surgery. Spinal Fusion is the most common and preferred type of spine surgery because the vertebrae are joined, reducing the nerves from stretching and as a result reduces pain.
About Greg Finch
Currently, Greg Finch works at the Spine Department in Sunshine Coast Hospital. He is among the leading orthopedic surgeons with vast training in all spinal surgery aspects. However, Greg’s areas of specialization include adult deformities, spine surgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery.
Greg Finch obtained a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Auckland. Later on, he gained the FRACS from attending the Royal Australian College of Surgeons and worked under the supervision of some of the best spine surgery leaders in the world for two years.