Orthopedics, or orthopedic services, is the medical specialty that involves the treatment of the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of your body’s bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.
Orthopedic care involves a team approach. The Orthopedics team at Gulf Diagnostic Center Hospital includes a orthopedics specialist as well as non-doctor specialists and assistants. Besides, neurologists, pain specialists, primary care doctors and psychiatrists work in conjunction with the team as and when required. The non-doctor health professionals supporting the team include physical therapists, athletic trainers, counselors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and psychologists.
Any surgery – major or minor — is performed at our Operating Theatre and continued patient care and support is provided by the hospital’s in-patient facilities.
The Orthopedic Department is fully geared to treat the following conditions: