Pediatric orthopedic surgeons are trained people who specialize in treating musculoskeletal problems in children such as joints, muscles, and bones. Dr Suhas Masilamani has 17 years of experience in treating those areas in children from infants to teenagers. Apart from performing surgeries, he can also offer different treatments such as limb braces, and casts.
During childhood, the bodies keep growing throughout the childhood. The joints, muscles, and tissues of children are different from adults. If your pediatrician determines any issues in your child, he/she may refer to a pediatric orthopedist.
Why Should I Visit Pediatric Orthopedist?
The bodies of children change in the entire childhood and you may not be aware of the pains that are due to some underlying abnormalities. So, it is important to visit a pediatric orthopedist if you find any issues in your child.
Pediatric orthopedists are trained at treating different conditions in children using surgical and other medical therapies. They are familiar with what to be looked for, how to diagnose the problem, and can work towards providing the best possible care for your child. You should work with your doctor to determine a treatment plan for your child.
They are experts at dealing with children, teens to know about the medical issues they are facing. This is the main reason why children and teens with orthopedic issues should not be treated in an adult hospital.
Pediatric orthopedic specialists can treat and manage different musculoskeletal problems in children such as:
- Bone and joint infections and tumours
- Broken bones
- Limb and spine deformities
- Any abnormalities in children during the growing process
- Children who have difficulty in walking
- Spinal issues
- Difficulty while moving
- Nerve problems
If you ever feel that your child has some issue with bones, muscles, or joints, talk to your doctor pediatrician and get referred to a pediatric orthopedic specialist to avoid serious problems.
What Does a Pediatric Orthopedist Do?
When you visit a pediatric orthopedist, you should carry all the medical documents of your child. You and your child should explain the signs and symptoms and inform if your child has any history of pediatric orthopedic issues. Your child should wear loose and comfortable clothes so that it can be easy for your doctor to look for the problem.
The pediatric orthopedic specialist will ask your child about the problem and will try to examine the issue. The doctor may also conduct other tests to get a clear picture of the issue. He may also request for MRI if required.
Once your doctor identifies the issue, he closely works with you to determine a treatment plan. Based on the child’s issue, the doctor may suggest physical therapy, cast brace, or surgery.
The way a pediatric orthopedist communicate with your child is different from how a normal orthopedist would communicate. They are proficient at connecting with children.
Does Your Child Have Musculo Skeletal Issues? Meet Dr Suhas Masilamani
Dr Suhas Masilamani has been working as an orthopedic and knee replacement surgeon in Hyderabad for 17 years. He offers quality care for your child for conditions that affect muscles, tendons, bones, and joints. He uses the latest techniques and methods to provide the best services to your child as per the requirement. He also educates parents on ways to help keep their kids’ bones healthy. To determine and treat your child condition, meet Dr Suhas today!