Orthopedic surgeons are specially trained to diagnose, treat, prevent and rehab disorders, injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system of the entire body. Surgical procedures within this specialty include arthroscopy, fusion, joint replacement, internal fixation, soft tissue repair and osteotomy in both adults and children. These surgeries are necessary to restore function to extremities and the spine for treatment from sports injuries, musculoskeletal trauma, spine disorders, infections, degenerative diseases, congenital disorders and tumors.
During orthopedic operations, a variety of surgical table accessories and attachments help assist with patient positioning. Common positions include supine for hip and knee arthroscopies and replacements, while other orthopedic procedures use Fowler's or beach chair position for shoulder surgeries. Orthopedic surgical table accessories benefit orthopedic surgeries by allowing great access for surgeons and comfort for patients.