Hip Fractures

Hip is a joint where thigh bone (femur) meets with the hip (Acetabulum) bone. The “hip” is a ball-and-socket joint that allows the leg to bend and rotate at the pelvis.

Types of Fractures
  • Intracapsular Fracture (Neck of femur)
  • Extracapsuar (Intertrochanteric or Subtrochanteric Fracture)
  • Causes
    • Fall
    • Road traffic accidents
    • Osteoporosis
    • Cancer (metastasis)
    • Pain
    • Inability to bear weight
    • Inability to move the joint
    • Shortening of the leg
    • Deformity
    • X-rays
    • CT Scan
    • MRI

    It’s only in surgically unfit patients

    • Rest
    • Immobilisation – Derotation splints
    • Analgesics
    • Neck of femur Fracture : Young patients – cancellous screw fixation

      Old patients – Bipolar Hemiarthroplasty

    • Intertrochanteric Fracture: Dynamic Hip Screw and plate fixation(DHS)

      Nailing (PFN, Intertan)

    • Subtrochanteric Fracture: Plating

      Nailing( Recon)

    About Doctor:

    Dr. Naveen Reddy is one of the Best Orthopedic Surgeons in Hyderabad. He has over 10 years of experience. Having completed his post graduation in Orthopedics, (D’Ortho and DNB Ortho, he was part of the Apollo Hospitals, Hyderabad – 2009-2017. He has had the experience of working with the Best Orthopaedic Surgeons and gained extensive expertise in managing simple, complex trauma, knee and hip replacements. His patients consider him to be the best orthopedic doctor in Hyderabad. He has a fellowship in Hip & Knee Arthroplasty from world-renowned center Galeazzi Institute of Orthopedics, Milan, Italy under Prof Dr Lugi Zagra where he had great exposure and gained knowledge complex Hip & Knee Replacements.

    The range of services provided by him includes Trauma – Fracture treatment, Knee Joint Replacement, Hip Joint Replacement, Arthroscopy, Sports Injuries Treatment, PRP & BEMAC Injections, Viscosupplementation, Stem Cell Treatment etc.

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