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Rural Medical College - Department of Orthopaedics

Introduction
Department of orthopaedics of Pravara Rural Hospital is a major department established in 1985 .

Dealing with IPD, OPD and causalities like trauma, road traffic accidents and various congenital & acquired disorders in orthopaedics.

In addition to these activities department also deals with teaching, training, research activities. Department of orthpaedics also contributes in social activities like multidiagnostic camps as well as minicamps arranged throughout year around 100 kms of LONI.

Postgraduate Teaching Programme
We aim to provide comprehensive knowledge & training of the subject to Postgraduates. Also provide an opportunity to the trainees for the developing skills and promote the strong desire to reach for the Excellency in subject

Services Offerd By Department

  1. OPD SERVICES: for common orthopaedic conditions like low back ache, neck pain, knee pain treated with medication, physiotherapy and traction and FOR TRAUMATIC CASES plaster cast, plaster slab, application immobilization splints
  2. CASUALTY SERVICES: for trauma cases services like wound suturing, debridement of wounds, dressing, and knee aspiration, all kind of upper & LOWER limb fractures are treated with conservative treatment like plaster slabs, casts, and immobilization splints.
  3. OPERATIVE SERVICES: like internal fixation plating & nailing, external fixation for traumatic cases, all kind of congenital & acquired orthopaedic cases are treated with operations,
  4. EXCISION OF BENIGN, MALIGNANT BONE TUMORS for conditions like synovial sarcoma, osteosarcoma, gaint cell tumor.
  5. PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC SERVICES like CTEV correction by ponsetti’s technique of serial cast application, cervical rib excision, and ender’s nail fixation for long bone pediatric fractures cerebral palsy treated with physiotherapy &operative interventions

Speciality Clinics And Services

  • HIP AND KNEE JOINT CLINIC -- MONDAY AT 9AM TO 1PM & 2PM TO 5Pm
  • SPINE CLINIC -- WEDNESDAY AT 9AM TO 1PM & 2PM TO 5Pm
  • ARTHROSCOPY CLINIC -- FRIDAY AT 9AM TO 1PM & 2PM TO 5Pm
  • PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDIC CLINIC- SATURDAY AT 9AM TO 1 PM


Advanced Services Offered
  • Total Hip & Total Knee joint replacement surgeries.
  • Knee joint Arthroscopies –
    • Diagnostic arthroscopies for suspected ACL tear, PCL tear, Meniscal injuries,
    • Therapeutic arthroscopies like ACL & PCL reconstruction , meniscectomy, meniscal repair , joint debridement & lavage
  • spinal surgeries :
    • Laminectomy ,Discectomy are done for degenerative disc disease
    • spinal instrumentation is done for cases like Spondylolisthesis & traumatic spine fractures
    • cervical Discectomy for cervical disc disease

Speciality Equipment
  1. IMAGE INTENSIFIER ( 1.SIEMENS MULTIMOBILE 5D+ 2.MEDITRONICS HIGH FREQUENCY)
  2. ARTHROSCOPE CONTAINING 30 * STORZ ARTHROSCOPE DYONICS OCCILLATION SHAVER

Departmental Extensional Activities
Faculty and residents of department take action part in multidiagnostic camp in rural area arranged by pravara medical trust A helping hand to the physically challenged

Department of orthopaedics was one of the active participent of this endeavour which was undertaken by pmt in october 2005. During this event, on the occasion of 75 th birthday of dr. A.p.j.abdul kalam, floor reaction arthrosis (fro) calipers were distributed to 1500 physically chalenged children.

Thrust Areas Of Reasearch
  1. Hip & Knee joint replacement
  2. Knee joint Arthroscopy
  3. Spinal Disorders
  4. Paediatric Orthopaedics
  5. Complex Trauma

Future Plans Of Department
  1. Extending Speciality Clinics To Phc & Rural Areas
  2. Development Of Spinal Surgery Centre
  3. Development Of Joint Replacement Centre For Hip And Knee Joint Replacement Surgeries.
  4. Development Of Specialised Trauma Centre