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When should I see a Traumatologist?
If you have any discomfort in your joints, if you had an injury a long time ago and from time to time you feel discomfort, if your arms or legs no longer respond as well as before, they become swollen, you feel pain or you have difficulty walking or doing any activity, It is very important that you go to the best trauma doctor in Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas.
Explore some of the musculoskeletal injury treatments that will help you regain your mobility and quality of life.
Also known as arthroplasty, it is a technique that replaces the injured or diseased parts of the hip, knee and shoulder joint to replace them with prostheses.
This procedure is performed, either due to illness, wear or accidents, where an artificial replacement is required so that the body continues to function correctly and mobility is recovered to live with quality.
When injuries occur due to accidents, diseases or congenital malformations, you may be a candidate for Spine Surgery, which will be performed with the aim of correcting anomalies in the structure of the spine.
It is a surgery that is characterized by the introduction, in two small cuts, of a camera that allows the joints to be seen and repaired.
With minimal complications compared to conventional surgeries and a faster recovery.
Allowing most patients to leave the hospital the same day as the operation.
It is a surgery used with a wide variety of techniques to perform operations that produce less damage to the body than open surgery.
In general, minimally invasive surgery is associated with less pain, a shorter hospital stay, and fewer complications.
Infiltrations are techniques used to relieve pain or to repair tissues in different joint injuries.
An infiltration is injecting a medicine directly into the part of the body that hurts.
The medication used is generally a corticosteroid which is an anti-inflammatory to relieve pain and reduce swelling.
Hyaluronic acid and stem cell therapy can be placed.
FRACTURES AND DISLOCATIONS
Bone fractures, or a broken bone, occur when a force exerted against a bone is stronger than what the bone can withstand.
The goal of treatment for a fracture is to make sure the pieces of bone are in position and to prevent movement until they heal.
But some complicated fractures may require surgery or surgical traction (or both).
LIGAMENTS AND TENDONS
Rotator cuff problems are common, they can become inflamed from frequent use or aging.
Some tears are not felt, but others can be very painful.
Treatment for a torn rotator cuff depends on age, health status, how severe the injury is, and how long it has been torn.
In emergency care we offer you an accurate diagnosis and the most innovative techniques for the treatment of injuries, fractures and diseases.
Clinical evaluation consultation with the precise diagnosis for the best specialized treatment.
Surgical procedures for musculoskeletal conditions.
Diseases treated in Traumatology and Orthopedics
Find in the following section, some of the most frequent diseases treated by the best Orthopedist and Traumatologist in Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas.
COXARTHROSIS (Hip Wear)
Hip wear, also known as coxarthrosis, is a disease that occurs over time, in which when the hip cartilage wears out, the movement of the bones on this surface is exposed, making it an extremely painful sensation.
· Sudden creaks.
· Burning in the groin area.
GONARTHROSIS (Knee Wear)
Chronic, degenerative, progressive inflammatory joint disease of the knee that affects the cartilage, being more common in people over 40 years of age.
The goal of treatment is to reduce symptoms, reduce pain and inflammation, as well as delay the degenerative process.
· Joint stiffness.
· Limitation of movement.
· Swelling of the knee.
COXARTHROSIS (Hip Wear)
The rotator cuff is a group of tendons and muscles, with different specific functions, located in the shoulder.
When an injury to this area occurs, or progressive degeneration occurs, weakness or permanent loss of movement of the shoulder can develop.
Pain in the upper and external part.
· Pain when moving the arm backwards.
· Shoulder weakness and inflammation.
· Articular creaks to the movement.
Limited range of motion.
LOW BACK PAIN
It is a painful and persistent contracture of the muscles found in the lower back, specifically in the lumbar area.
Treatment for low back pain depends on whether the pain is acute or chronic.
In general, surgery is recommended only if there is evidence of worsening nerve damage and when diagnostic tests indicate structural changes.
· Pain in the lower back area.
· Pain towards the lower extremities.
· Sensation of numbness.
· Weakness in lower extremities.
Disc herniations occur most often in middle-aged and older men, usually after strenuous activity.
Leg pain (sciatica), which can occur with or without low back pain, Usually leg pain is worse than low back pain, Numbness, weakness or tingling in the leg, Low back pain or back pain in the buttocks.
Prevention and functional assessment will allow avoiding surgical procedures.
It is the pain in the heel area. The characteristic of this condition is the morning pain in the heel and it improves during the day.
When this condition becomes chronic, the pain no longer disappears.
Causes: Overload due to physical or sports activity, retraction of the Achilles tendon, flat feet, gait disturbances, arthritis, diabetes
Pain at the bottom of the foot near the heel.
· Pain when taking the first steps of the day.
Increased pain after exercise.
A flat foot is when the bottom of the foot has full contact with the ground.
In the long term, this problem can cause pain when walking and impair exercise.
Most flat feet do not cause pain or other problems.
Children may have foot, ankle, or lower leg pain.
Symptoms in adults may include arched or tired feet after prolonged periods of standing or playing sports.
HALLUX VALGUS (Bunion)
It is a bony bump that forms at the joint at the base of the big toe.
A bunion forms when the big toe moves toward the next toe.
Tight shoes, foot strain, and arthritis are often the causes.
· Pain and tenderness.
· Redness and inflammation.
· Hardened bottom of the foot.
· Difficulty walking.
A meniscus tear is usually caused by a twisting movement or change of direction with load on the knee and the foot fixed on the floor.
Generally when a meniscus is torn, the knee hurts, swells and there is difficulty in supporting.
· Difficulty extending the knee.
· Swelling in the knee.
· Muscular weakness.
· Instability in the joint.
Some of the achievements of the best Traumatologist in Puerto Vallarta, Nuevo Vallarta and Bahía de Banderas.
DEGREE IN MEDICAL SURGEON
University of Guadalajara
SPECIALTY IN ORTHOPEDICS AND TRAUMATOLOGY
medical unit of High Specialty Western National Medical Center (UMAE-CMNO) IMSS
Specialty ID: 11484519
The Mexican Council of Orthopedics and Traumatology CMOT
ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ASSOCIATIONS
American Academy Orthopedic Surgeons AAOS AOTRAUMA · Medical Association of Jalisco AMJ · Mexican Federation of Colleges of Orthopedics and Traumatology (FEMECOT) · Medical College of Orthopedics of Jalisco AC. (CMOJAL)
Explore among the locations where you can find the best Traumatologist in Puerto Vallarta, Dr. Humberto Calvillo Jiménez.
PUERTO VALLARTA OFFICE
DIAGNOSTIC GROUP | ossum
Traumatology and Advanced Orthopedics
Av. Francisco Villa 1389 C 1st floor, Col. Fluvial Vallarta, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
3224033000 – 3224033001
PUERTO VALLARTA SOUTH CENTRAL OFFICE
Manuel M. Dieguez 360, Col. Alta Vista, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.
3224033000 – 3224033001
OFFICE NEW VALLARTA, NAYARIT
JOYA RIVIERA HOSPITAL
Paseo de los Cocoteros No.55, Floor 2 Office 3204, Nuevo Vallarta, Nayarit.
3224033000 – 3224033001