The word Orthopedics originates from two Greek words- ortho meaning straight and pais meaning child. Orthopedic surgery is that part of science that deals with an operation performed by a specialist (an orthopedist or orthopedic surgeon), trained in diagnosing and treating problems, which develop in the bones, joints, and ligaments in the human body.

This surgery also deals with procedures for the correction of problems affecting the musculoskeletal system as well as the nervous system. After much of advancement in technology, quite a few surgeries in orthopedic section are being done by making use of a robot. It is known as Robotic surgery.

Types of Orthopaedic Surgery

Joint replacements

Joint replacement is done for restoring freedom of movement and eliminate the pain because of degenerated and diseased joints. With the help of surgery (along with medication and physical therapy. This surgery might not last long and may need a second chance too. Hip and know replacement are the most common ones. After technological advancements, now-a-days cementless implants are being used for customized fitting to increase longevity.

There are various kinds of joint replacement surgeries:

Arthroscopic (Keyhole) surgery

Arthroscopic surgeries, also known as Keyhole surgeries deals the operations of joints. Recovery in the case of this surgery is much faster in comparison to the traditional open-form surgery. Today there is a lot of advancement within this surgery type and it can be done in a number of body parts like shoulder, knee, wrist, ankle, and so on. The most performed keyhole surgery is of the knee joints. For a normal arthroscopic surgery, one has to stay in the hospital only for a day or 2 but physical exercise after the surgery is extremely important.

Arthroscopic surgery for problems in knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle, deals with the following:

Spinal Surgery

Arthritis care


Pediatric Orthopedics

Pediatric orthopedics deals in the treatment of every musculoskeletal problem in children, which is inclusive of pediatric trauma, metabolic diseases, congenital malformations, and genetic abnormalities such as club foot, congenital dislocations, pseudarthrosis, birth injuries and other congenital deformities). Following are the included corrections:

Ortho-Oncology / Bone Oncology Surgery

Reconstructive and Salvage Corrective

Reconstructive and Salvage surgeries performed for bone infections, implants and prosthesis infections, complicated malunited fractures, congenital deformities and polio.

Orthopedic Surgery Benefits and Cost in Turkey

The major benefit of orthopedic surgery cost in Turkey, which is absolutely affordable and is quite pocket-friendly in comparison to western countries such as UK, USA etc. The best part is that you get treatments from internationally-trained medical practitioners who are assisted by dedicated staff/assistants. They put into use state-of-the-art equipments with even robotic surgery being introduced in this field of surgery.