Orthopedics and traumatology are two closely related clinical disciplines.
Orthopedics is a branch of medicine that specializes in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of all types of deformities (congenital or acquired) and disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
Traumatology is a division of medicine that studies the impact on the human body of various kinds of traumatic agents, types of damage to the musculoskeletal system, the diagnosis and treatment of these injuries.
Currently, orthopedics and traumatology are united in one specialty for the treatment of functional disorders, which were lost as a result of injuries or diseases of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves.
Related sections of orthopedics is sports medicine, medical rehabilitation and prosthetics. In addition, orthopedics has identified narrow specializations:
– Vertebrology (conservative and surgical treatment);
– arthroscopic surgery;
– arthroplasty of joints;
– podiatry (treatment of various foot diseases);
The main direction of the Vertebroneurology and Kinesitherapy Clinic “Prima Vertebra” is “outpatient orthopedics” given that about 80% of orthopedic patients start and finish treatment in a polyclinic and a day hospital. In the arsenal of doctors of our clinic a wide range of physical and rehabilitation methods that minimize the need for surgical treatment.