Dr. Umar Burney specializes in general orthopedic surgery including Hip, Knee and Shoulder Joint Replacements, Arthoscopic surgery, Sports Injury Management, Shoulder surgery, Foot and Ankle Surgery and fracture care.
Arthroscopy is a surgical procedure in which an arthroscope is inserted into a joint. Arthroscopy is a term that comes from two Greek words, arthro-, meaning joint, and -skopein, meaning to examine.
Joints are formed by the ends of two or more bones connected by tissue called cartilage. Healthy cartilage serves as a protective cushion, allowing smooth, low-friction movement of the joint.
A bone fracture is a medical condition in which a bone is cracked or broken. It is a break in the continuity of the bone. While many fractures are the result of high force impact or stress...