Orthopedic is a branch of applied medicine that entails the treatment and prevention of both disorders and injuries related to the skeletal system, ligaments joints, and associated muscles. Below are some orthopedic surgery procedures.
Hammertoe Repairs, Correction of hammertoes is done to correct and help relieve any occurrences abnormal flexion posture of the toe fingers excluding the big toe. This procedure involves fixing of the toes by use of a wire known as the Kirschner wire. It also involves the repair and division of the extensor tendon.
There is also the Bunionette Procedure that is done by use of a partial mastectomy of the soft tissue. It entails the release of the 5th metatarsal joint and the 5th metatarsal head. The procedure can only be done with the 5th toe finger. When the procedure is done including the osteotomy of the 5th metatarsal middle-shaft involving the fixation of screws, it’s known as Weil procedure.
There is also the Spine/Pain Management Procedure that involves Facet Joint Nerve Injections. In this procedure, a physician places a spinal injection at the medial nerve branch of a facet joint that is smaller than the lumbar area. The use of Cervical and Thoracic procedure has higher risks when used as compared to the lumbar area because of its size.
About Greg Finch
Dr. Greg Finch is an orthopedic surgeon specialist cited at a hospital in Buderim known as Nucleus medical suites. Greg Finch is a holder of Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery from the University of Auckland. He is a specialist in orthopedic surgery and holds a certificate that was awarded to him from the Royal Australian College of Surgeons. Dr. Greg Finch has also worked at the Shriners hospital for children as a pediatrics orthopedic and spine surgeon.
Greg Finch has specialized in both non-operative and operative treatment of major spine conditions such as problems with the lumbar spine, protrusions of the disc, spinal deformity, and stenosis of the spine. He has great experience in disc replacement surgery and invasive spinal surgery.