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BONE & JOINT CLINIC NOIDA
Dr. Sumit Badhwar Has Been Rated Best Orthopedician in Noida, Delhi, Gurgaon & NCR
Polio Surgeries Done
Polio Surgery Treatment Noida, NCR
- About Dr. Sumit Badhawar
- About Polio Surgery Treatment
- Polio Surgery - Before & After
- Patient Review
Dr Sumit Badhwar, Consultant Director, Bone and Joint Clinic,Noida is a clinician with innumerable credentials to his credit. A graduate of King Georges Medical college, Lucknow with post-graduation in Orthopaedics from NTR university, Vijayawada, followed by certificate course in MCh in Orthopaedics from University of Seychelles.
Dr. Sumit Badhwar has undergone super specialty training in knee arthroscopy from AIIMS Delhi and sports medicine from England and did his Joint Replacement Visitation from Max Elite institute.
Dr Sumit Badhwar is one of the Lead Orthopaedic Surgeon in the Delhi NCR Area & he specializes in orthopedic surgeries like Joint Replacement Surgeries, Stem Cell Therapy, Poliotic surgeries, Arthroscopy, Fracture & pediatric orthopedic treatments etc.
In the past, Dr.Sumit Badhwar is responsible for managing FIRST Private corporate Hospital Joint Replacement Unit in Himachal Pradesh.
He has to his credit of doing First Reverse Shoulder Joint Replacement and first to do Stitchless Joint Replacement Surgery and first to use Special Plates for Fracture Fixation in Himachal Pradesh.
He is one of the few surgeons to use Minimally Invasive Techniques for joint replacement and fracture fixation.
He prefers using “made to order” joint replacement with computer navigation (surgery by wire) for early return to work, High flexion knee & hip replacement for increased range of motion and better rehabilitation process.
He is an active member of several Professional bodies, and has participated in numerous National and International Forums. He has national publications to his credit.
The motto of his service is ‘Mobility is life’.
Fortunately India is celebrating its Polio-free Years now, but the people who suffered from it way before still need treatment to live a better and more mobile life. We, at Bone & Joint Clinic provide all kinds of poliotic treatment including the medical treatment & surgeries, as the surgery is the major and the most effective treatment for Poliomyelitis.
What is Polio and How it affects the Body?
Poliomyelitis aka Polio is a viral infection affecting young children mostly, it enters in the body then multiplies in the intestine thus entering into brain and spinal cord thus leading to the paralysis of the body.
Common Symptoms of Polio are:
Pain in limbs
All other symptoms and fever go away, leaving the paralysis behind, that is why it is known as the Post-Polio Residual Paralysis.
How & Why the Surgery will be performed?
The Surgical treatment helps in the correction of the deformities, these are mostly performed when the patient is in the post polio paralysis state and the medical treatment has failed or the unattended cases of polio. Various Surgeries that are performed in the polio cases, according to the deformities and the paralysis are:
Foot Correction Surgery – deformities like foot drop, cavus foot etc are treated.
Limb Lengthening Surgery – limb lengthening is done majorly by Ilizarov’s technique.
Tendon Transfer Surgery – one strong tendon is transferred on the site of a weak tendon, and then rehabilitated to perform the action of the weak tendon.
Contracture Release Surgery – foot or knee contractures are released to ensure full range of motion of a joint.
Tendon Release or lengthening surgery – These are mainly performed for the foot tendon release, for example, Achilles tendon release or Z-plasty.
Joint Fusion Surgeries (Arthrodesis) – these are performed to attain stability, so that, a particular joint can be put to a good use.
Osteotomy Surgery – the bone is cut in a specific shape to ensure proper alignment of bones.
Question 1.What’s the main purpose of these surgeries?
Answer. The main purpose behind the poliotic surgeries is to improve function and the mobility. The goal is to make the patient walk normally and perform his/her daily activities with ease.
Question 2. What symptoms can be corrected with the help of these surgeries?
Answer. The following disabilities can be corrected:
Paralysis or weakness
Question 3. Will I still need to have braces?
Answer. In the lower limb surgeries, most likely chances are that braces will still be needed but much lighter ones and with lesser difficulty level.
Question 4. How much time will the whole surgery take?
Answer. It depends upon which surgery is being performed. Normally these surgeries will take around 2 to 4 hours.
Question 5. When will I be able to stand up after the surgery?
Answer. You will be able to stand with support, a few days after the surgery.
Question 6. Will I be able to walk and climb stairs?
Answer. It depends upon the level of residual paralysis and we will try our level best that You will be able to walk and climb stairs without difficulty after the completion of the rehabilitation process.
Question 7. Till what time will I be hospitalized?
Answer. Though it can vary from patient to patient, but generally the stay is around 3 to 5 days.
Question 8. Will I need General Anesthesia?
Answer. Both regional and general can be given to the patient, It is optional,depending upon the age and other medical conditions.
Question 9. Is the whole process very Painful?
Answer. The new technology, early rehabilitation, new analgesics and other recent measures will make you feel the least pain possible.
Question 10. Will I need Physiotherapy Treatment?
Answer. Yes, You will receive continuous physiotherapy treatment from our well qualified physiotherapist throughout the whole process.