Orthopedic instruments consists of caring and treating bones which are part of the body and which become injured. The medical specialist such as orthopedist or orthopedic surgeon are providing services to their patient through surgery by Orthopedic instruments and technical supports.The problems that arise in the skeleton and its attachments, the legaments and tendon know as orthopedic problem and desease is cure by some surgical operation. Since orthopedics deals with different conditions of bones, included in the orthopedic instruments are tools for correcting bone fractures etc. or that help in dealing with bones in other surgeries. They include:
2. Bone Holding Forceps
3. Bone Holding Retractors
5. Bone Curettes
7. Bone Pilers
9. Rib Spreaders
10. Bone Gauge
There are a variety of orthopedic instruments which are used by surgeons when caring for their patients. These instruments include forceps, knives, bone chisels and drills as these are the best for working with bones. Orthopedics consists of caring and treating bones which are part of the body and which become injured. Most orthopedic medicine focuses on arms and legs since these as the two most common places where people get injured. Orthopedic surgery does not only make use of orthopedic instruments there are some general instruments which are used as well such as scalpels and retractors.
Surgical knives, cutters and scalpels are sharp instruments which are used in orthopedics to cut body tissue so that better access can be gained to the bone which needs to be repaired. These instruments are normally made using steel.
Bone drills are also common instruments used in this particular field of medicine. These allow holes to be drilled in the tissue of the bone so that the marrow can be reached. Bone drills are available in different sizes and according to the procedure; the surgeon is required to pick the drill with the right diameter.
Apart from bone drills, orthopedic surgeons also make of bone chisels. These are quite similar to drills and help in removing bone tissue as well. The difference however is that a bone chisel is more appropriate to remove slivers of bone when a surgeon does not need a large hole to work with. Chisels come in various shapes and sizes and come with non-slip handles which allow control while the procedure is underway. Chisels are also used to shape a bone into a shape which would be more normal. This procedure is done on bones which have some kind of deformity.
When orthopedic surgery takes place, surgeons make use of forceps which are used to get a hold of the tissues, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Forceps are orthopedic instruments which are handheld and have a hinge at one end so that the surgeon is provided with utmost control during the procedure. There are a variety of forceps which are used; some are used for clamping blood vessels which help to stop any bleeding which may result from the surgery. Surgical scissors are also used to cut open smaller tissue areas and these can also clamp on to tissue and muscle. These scissors are available in a variety of lengths so that each specific scissor can fulfill the requirements of the surgery.
Another common instrument used in orthopedic surgery is a mallet. The inside of this mallet is made using brass. A mallet comes in the shape of a hammer and it is used in a variety of operations. Some kinds of mallets used in orthopedics are the Mead Mallet and the Lucae Mallet.
A curette is another kind of instrument which is used by orthopedic surgeons. It is a tool which is in the shape of an orb and has a long handle attached. A bone curette is used to remove any bone tumors or tissue growth. Bone grafting is a procedure which is commonly done and which makes use of this instrument. Kinds of bone curettes include Bruns Bone Curettes and Volkman Bone Curettes.
Blacksmith’s surgical range of Orthopedic instruments comprises many of items which are manufacture by superior grade of stainless steel. These are the tools specifically designed to carry out different actions and to achieve various purposes during a surgery or an operation we are paying our best efforts which meets the same quality standards of all orthopedic instruments as needed.