People of all ages, from all countries and in every possible situation can be affected by a traumatic injury.
The difficulty of the treatment of such injuries is a fact, as often several parts of the body are involved at the same time.
Trauma surgery concerns the recovery after damage to the musculoskeletal system. Sports medicine deals with the same field; however, its main function is prevention: Sports medical examinations and training support protect recreational and competitive athletes from making excessive demands on their bodies.
What is Traumatology?
What exactly is meant by the term Traumatology?
A simple, a banal definition would be: Traumatology can be seen as accident medicine. In its nature, Traumatology deals with 4 main elements: The development, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of injuries and wounds.
Especially the follow-up treatment plays a huge role in the area of Traumatology.
This includes at a first step clinical, radiological or laboratory follow-up examination, but also further diagnostics in the form of X-ray examinations, CTs, scintigraphy and much more.
After the clarification and the treatment of the diagnosed osteoporosis the recovery process is essential and in the focus.
This includes tailored to the individual needs Physiotherapeutic treatments and in a later stadium possibly additional measures for wound healing like the Preparation and planning of metal removal.
What is Orthopaedic Traumatology?
What does Orthopaedic Traumatology refer to?
In general when talking about Orthopaedic Traumatology we mean the care of patients with complex fractures, non-unions and mal-unions, which includes incomplete healing.
Orthopaedic trauma can be defined as a severe injury to part of the musculoskeletal system such as a bone, joint or ligament. The most common reasons for such injuries are car accidents, falls and especially sport injuries.
The Competence Centre for Sports Medicine and Trauma Surgery at the Wiener Privatklinik offers therapy and rehabilitation for sports and accidental injuries of all kinds and severities. Treatment is provided for knee injuries, cruciate ligament revisions and shoulder injuries. In doing so, we focus on minimally invasive surgery.
Learn here more about what our competence centre offers:
Minimally invasive surgeries, causes and treatment options for sports injuries, sports rehabilitation and arthroscopy.
About Traumatology Services at the Wiener Privatklinik
What is the crucial and essential point when talking about Traumatology? It’s all about the precision of the surgical procedure and the patient's rapid recovery is always in the focus. We at the Wiener Privatklinik, as one of Austria's largest private hospitals, ensure high quality treatment from an experienced team of world-class experts.
Minimally invasive treatments and the most modern techniques at WPK make sure risks of complications following surgery are reduced to a minimum, while the recovery period is shortened. Each patient benefits additionally from the assistance of a case manager.
At the Wiener Privatklinik, your private hospital in Austria, there are two integrated centres for musculoskeletal and musculoskeletal disorders: the Centre for Orthopaedics and the Centre for Sports Medicine and Traumatology.
Important and our biggest advantage compared to the competition is the fact, that our Radiology Centre offers in addition to these two centres medical imaging at the highest level for the treatment and diagnosis. No matter if X-ray, MRI or CT is needed for an accurate diagnosis, our facilities include the necessary instrument.
Centre of Competence in Orthopaedics
As we get older, locomotor system disorders appear affecting the mobility in the daily life. However, at the Wiener Privatklinik we treat patients with orthopaedic problems of all types and complexities to the highest standard of quality and provide individual medical care. This is our mission, our passion and promise to our patients from Austria and all over the world, as the Wiener Privatklinik has an exceptional reputation worldwide.
We focus on the latest methods for treating joint disorders, as well as implanting hip, knee, ankle and shoulder prostheses in a short and non-aggressive process.
Patients with knee joint conditions requiring surgical treatment benefit from a new innovative, robotic-assisted arthroplasty technique. The state-of-the-art robot used in this procedure (OMNIBotics) is the only one that uses digital analysis to individually determine the ideal knee joint ligament tension during an arthroplasty operation. This allows the procedure to be customised for each individual patient.
Competence Center for Sports Medicine and Trauma Surgery
The scope of Trauma surgery includes the treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system. Sports medicine on the other hand operates in the same field with an additional essential function of prevention. This means it includes the examination and supervision of training in order to protect amateur and performance athletes from the health risks related to physical overuse.
Our Competence Center for Sports Medicine and Trauma Surgery offers therapy and recovery from injuries of all forms and severity levels.
Most commonly treated are conditions like knee injuries, cruciate ligaments and shoulder injuries.
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