Traumatology and orthopedics is a branch of practical medicine dealing with muscle-skeletal system- both injuries and diseases of your bones, joints, muscles. By the number of admissions T&O comes third after cardiovascular diseases and oncology.
- Traumatology deals with wounds, burns, fractures, dislocations and contusions.
- Orthopedics takes care of arthrites, osteochondrosis, (inter vertebral discs problems), any kind of limb deformities both congenital and acquired, scoliosis, and chronic pain in your back and extremities, consequences of severe injuries.
Dr. Dmitry Sokolov is profoundly interested in any problem relating musleckeletal system. In finding the clue to it is most important to have the full history first, no matter how short it may be. For example, any fracture has his own unique pattern, the simple arthritis proves to be primarily or secondary, and so on. The thorough clinical examination then follows. 90% of information about your case is obtained during this routine but quite necessary procedure.
The clinical diagnosis must be confirmed by investigations- radiography, CT- scan, laboratory tests.
The Sen Sok Hospital is well equipped with all kind of radiology investigations, such as digital radiography and CT scan, these are of much use in making correct diagnosis and choosing most way of treatment. The right diagnosis is the surest way to accurate treatment and to most favorable outcome.
The brain CT-scan reveals intracranial hematoma.
The wrist X-ray shows comminuted displaced fracture with dislocaton
Some of the cases requires urgent surgery, some closed reduction and plaster cast applying. There is no any universal method or technique for any patient. The many years of experience allow Dr. Dmitry to select the best way of orthopaedic treatment.
If your case needs surgery, the Sen Sok surgery theater has the most time fashioned equipment and well-trained operational team for any kind of orthopedic surgery.
But in orthopaedy there are many more closed techniques of treatment, so where is any possibility to avoid surgery, Dr. Dmitry will treat his patient with old and time- tested methods.
The only goal of orthopedic treatment is to return you to your usual daily activities in shortest period of time, with fully restored function of affected limb. So, Dr. Dmitry is fully aware of any orthopedic patient situation and would do his best to perform his professional duties with minimal risk for his patient.