Top-Ranked Orthopedic Surgeon in Tunisia Providing Key Diagnosis of Musculoskeletal Diseases

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06/25/2015 - Medical Tourism
By: Kai Wade | Director of Communications & Social Media

According to the latest research, orthopedic specialists must consider the role of hormones, differential anatomy, joint stability and bone quality, as well as differences in recovery after injury and surgery among men and women.

Top-ranked orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sofien Kallel, is providing patients in Tunisia with key diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal diseases. The clinic understand that male and female patients experience and react to musculoskeletal conditions differently.

Located in Tunis, the prominent orthopedic surgery center offers expert diagnosis, cost-effective treatment options for carpal tunnel surgery, total knee replacement, total hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, shoulder stabilization, shoulder arthroplasty, torn meniscus repair, and leading rehabilitation services.

Global Spotlight — Dr. Sofien Kallel

Led by the experience and expertise of renowned orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Sofien Kallel, the clinic focuses on the latest advancements in medicine and technology. The orthopedic treatment center in Tunisia is creating personalized surgical treatment plans that ensure an enduring joint replacement with optimal functionality.

Team administrators at the clinic recently discussed the personalized process, commenting, “Our team believes that a vital part of the treatment process starts long before surgery. It is extremely critical to educate every patient and their family members on the many treatment options we offer. Using the latest techniques, our goal is for patients to return to full activity in the least amount of time possible.”

Continually striving to improve orthopedic care, the orthopedic surgery clinic in Tunis actively researches and progresses new treatments and surgical techniques. As a pioneer in orthopedic medicine, Dr. Sofien Kallel, has helped thousands of patients with complex musculoskeletal needs.

Gender Plays Key Role in Orthopedic Diagnosis

According to a recent literature review, researcher have concluded that women have a considerably higher incidence of ACL injuries compared with aged or athletic men. This transpires because the neuromuscular differences and significantly greater activation of knee joint-stabilizing muscles in women, as well as gender differences in knee abduction angle and flexion velocity in jump landing. A shift in estrogen and progesterone levels in women also impacted the ACL.

Knee and hip fracture statistics are three times lower in men when compared to women, according to the review. Women have a greater risk of developing osteoarthritis of the knee, with a higher burden of disease, greater pain and functional impairment at the time of total knee arthroplasty.

“Knowing that there are differences in incidences in presentation between males and females is an important part of diagnosing and treating patients,” stated Jennifer Moriatis Wolf, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at the University of Connecticut Health Center and lead author of the literature review. “Identifying both similarities and differences will allow health care providers to deliver better care to every orthopedic patient.”


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