Conditions we treat



Best Orthopaedics & Joint Replacements in Hyderabad - STAR Hospitals

Even a state-of-the-art technology needs an experienced pair of hands, which you will find in STAR Hospital. Our surgeons work in close coordination to provide an optimal solution for your condition, helping you regain your quality of life. We perform various restoration and replacement treatments to help reinstate normal functions and to reduce any pain caused by the damaged body part, such as shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, or ankle joints. We make use of the latest surgical techniques, together with minimally invasive procedure, pain management treatment, and physiotherapy to get you back to your daily activities within a shorter span of time. We use longer-lasting artificial joints to reduce your risk for additional surgery down the road.


Orthopaedics & Joint Replacements conditions treated by us

Some common symptoms of joint problems include:

  • Chronic pain: Any pain in your body such as back, neck, shoulder, arms and legs 
  • Immobile Body: A condition when any of your joints are swollen, painful or rigid for a long period of time
  • Osteoarthritis: This is a condition where the joints weaken with age or if there’s an unexpected tear in the joints
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis: This is an autoimmune disease where your body immune system attacks the joints like fingers, elbow, ankle, back and knee.
  • Traumatic injuries: Any injury caused by accidents or unexpected conditions that leave the joints completely damaged. 
  • Bone cancer: There are times when some benign tumours or cancers affect your joints 
  • Developmental dysplasia 
  • Osteonecrosis: This is a condition where the bones become completely non-functional due to shortage of blood supply. 


Symptoms of Orthopaedics Ailments & Joint Replacements requirement

Pain that does not last for more than a day can be ignored or treated using cold/hot pack and some oral medications. However, if the pain tends to resurface after a few days interval or if they last for a greater period of time, please reach out to our team or your nearest clinic to get the condition treated. Any kind of disorder or injury that affects the musculoskeletal system needs immediate clinical care. Below are a few of the conditions that need immediate attention:

  • Arthritis
  • Stiffness and swelling in the joints
  • Acute pain in the hip, lower back or thigh region that happens during activity and rest
  • Rigid and painful joints
  • Fractures
  • Osteoporosis
  • Sports Injuries


Causes and Treatment of Orthopaedics & Joint Replacements conditions


Joint replacement specialists at STAR Hospital hold in-depth knowledge and experience in a wide range of surgical solutions, making use of the latest technologies for treatment, bearing in mind your condition and safety. A joint pain doesn’t necessarily require surgery, though they do indicate the need of clinical attention. Unless it is a critical condition, our team of orthopaedics will try some means, such as medication, physiotherapy, steroids, or bracing to check the progress of your health. If they do not seem to cure your ailment, we follow one or more of the below procedures to relieve you from pain. 

  • Partial and total joint replacement surgery: Usually such surgeries are recommended for aged people. We also recommend this for the younger ones who have damaged joints due to injury or other physical activity. In this process, our surgeons replace the joints in parts or completely, depending on the condition, with an artificial joint known as prosthesis. These joints last for a period of 15 to 20 years. 
  • Hip replacement: The ball and socket of the hip are replaced with metal, polyethylene, and ceramic materials to provide you better mobility after the surgery. 
  • Knee replacement: The arthritic region of the body is replaced with metal and polyethylene components to restore flexibility and to reduce pain.
  • Alternative treatment: Based on your medical history and disorder, we also look for other means to treat your condition. We always prefer to go for the least invasive solutions which offers you the most benefit. 
  • Therefore, for certain conditions we also recommend non-operative methods such, surgical options may include arthroscopy, core decompression, or osteotomy.
  • Arthroscopy: This is one of the most common minimally invasive surgical procedure to treat joint related problems. 
  • Core decompression: This surgery is often suggested in place of a hip replacement, or in conditions where the bones have zero blood supply and eventually become non-functional. In this process, our surgeons drill a hole into the bone to relieve its pressure, thereby, allowing new blood vessels flow in the area. 
  • Osteotomy: Or as its meaning goes, “cutting of bone”, in this procedure we reshape the deformed bones causing any kind of pain to you. Usually, such treatment is recommended for severe arthritis cases. 

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