Bone and joint infections are caused by bacteria known as Staphylococcus aureus (or “staph”) which needs a treatment with antibiotics. A serious form of staph called as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) also causes infections that can be more severe & requires special antibiotics for treatment.
It is vital to identify & treat bone & joint infections as they can:
Usually, bone infections in children are seen in the long bones of legs and arms, whereas in adults, they appear in the hips, feet and spine.
Further, bone infections happen unexpectedly or develop over a long period of time. If they are ignored, they may result in permanent bone damage.
At Hyderabad MultiSpeciality Hospital, we diagnosis the patient’s condition thoroughly to analyze whether the infection is present or not, if exists what is its severity. Based on the severity, we decide whether to provide medications or go for any surgical treatment. Our diagnosis process includes X-rays, scans & minor procedures.
Our team includes, many different specialist doctors, therapists and nurses, who provide the best treatment based on the condition and symptoms. We do provide rehabilitation, from the start of our treatment, which is likely to take few days, weeks or months. With our remarkable services, patient’s recovery process is expedited.
The first and foremost symptom to appear is pain at infection site. Other symptoms are:
The following are few conditions that increase the risk of Bone & joint infections
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