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Dr. Diethelm Vogel
Foot Injury Treatment · Sports traumatology
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Bümplizstrasse 83, 3018 Bern, Switzerland
Dr. Diethelm Vogel is a specialist in orthopedic surgery and traumatology of the musculoskeletal system. with an interdisciplinary focus on sports medicine (SEMS). Dr. med. Diethelm Vogel studied medicine at the University of Bern and took his specialty at the Foot Center of the Schulthess Clinic in Zurich. Dr. med. Diethelm Vogel completed his training as a sports doctor at SGSM and underwent broad clinical training as well. Dr. Diethelm Vogel Core competencies include injuries of the musculoskeletal system, arthroscopic procedures, artificial joint replacement, conservative and surgical treatment of foot ailments, and sports traumatology. Arthroscopic procedures are minimally invasive surgical techniques used to diagnose and treat joint-related problems. They involve the insertion of a small, fiber-optic camera (called an arthroscope) through a small incision into the joint, which allows the surgeon to visualize and assess the joint's condition. During the procedure, the surgeon may also insert other small instruments through additional incisions to repair or remove damaged tissue or bone. Arthroscopic procedures are commonly used for knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, elbow, and wrist joints. Injuries of the musculoskeletal system are injuries that affect the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and other connective tissues that support the body and allow movement. These injuries can range from minor strains and sprains to more severe fractures and dislocations. Some of the most common musculoskeletal injuries include: Sprains and strains: stretching or tearing of muscles, tendons, or ligaments due to overuse, sudden movements, or accidents Fractures: Breaks or cracks in bones caused by trauma, falls, or stress on the bone Dislocations: Separation of the bones in a joint due to trauma or overuse Tendinitis: inflammation of a tendon due to overuse, repetitive movements, or injury. Bursitis: Inflammation of the fluid-filled sacs that cushion the joints due to repetitive movements or injury. Carpal tunnel syndrome: compression of the median nerve in the wrist, causing pain, numbness, and weakness in the hand and arm.