Orthopedic surgery is a medical process that helps people to deal with and treat skeleton and muscles problems of the body. In most cases, surgeons prefer to perform non-surgical procedures and only perform orthopedic surgeries when faced with complicated cases. There are three common orthopedic surgeries, and they include:
Total Shoulder Replacement
People suffering from constant shoulder pains are usually advised to undergo this procedure. Once surgery has been performed, the patients feel better over time, and the pain reduces in the affected shoulder area. Total Shoulder Replacement involves the replacement of damaged cartilage and bone parts with either a plastic or metal implant.
Spine surgery is used to decrease back pains that impair an individual’s daily life activities. Once the surgery is done, patients will experience less pain and additional benefits such as enhanced physical fitness as well as productivity. The preferred type of spine surgery is the Spinal Fusion which involves a surgeon joining the spinal bones known as the vertebrae.
Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly known as ACL is a major stabilizing knee ligament. Orthopedic surgeons have to reconstruct the ligament of the knee whenever rapture occurs which is caused when people twist their knee badly. The procedure will involve removal of the torn ligament using a patient’s or a donor’s organ tissue to make a new ACL. The new ligament will then be attached to the bone with other devices such as screws to hold it in place.
About Greg Finch
Greg Finch is an orthopedic surgeon who hails from Australia and mainly specializes in spinal fusion, anterior fusion as well as lumbar and cervical spinal surgery. He is an associate of numerous medical associations such as the Australian Orthopedic Association, SSA, and NASS. Greg Finch is an active contributor to many organizations that are non-profit.
Greg Finch attended the Auckland Medical School and Royal College Melbourne for his medical training and education. Greg Finch has undergone advanced training in the UK, USA, and Germany and is up to date with the latest spinal surgery innovations.