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Surprising Things an Orthopedic Surgeon Can Treat

Surprising Things an Orthopedic Surgeon Can Treat

by Yenny (SU)
The specialty of orthopedics covers all things musculoskeletal, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, and tendons – so an orthopedic surgeon treats myriad conditions. Following an orthopedic injury, an orthopedic surgeon will diagnose conditions, perform surgery if necessary, and assist with rehabilitation.

How Does Physical Therapy Benefit Arthritis Patients?

How Does Physical Therapy Benefit Arthritis Patients?

by Yenny (SU)
Arthritis is inflammation of the joints. Typical symptoms include pain, swelling, and limited mobility in one or several joints.

What Do Orthopedic Doctors Treat

What Do Orthopedic Doctors Treat

by Crystal (SU)
An orthopedic doctor treats musculoskeletal conditions. Musculoskeletal refers to bones, ligaments and tendons; therefore an orthopedic doctor treats an injury or condition affecting ligaments, tendons or bones. It is feasible that an orthopedic doctor can treat nearly every area of the body, since there are few areas where ligaments, tendons and certainly bones aren’t located.

What Is Physical Therapy?

What Is Physical Therapy?

by Crystal (SU)
Independence and functional movement are central to good health and a desirable quality of life. Physical therapy, or physiotherapy, is a medical discipline with many subspecialties.

5 Reasons to Visit an Orthopedic Urgent Care vs. the Emergency Room

5 Reasons to Visit an Orthopedic Urgent Care vs. the Emergency Room

by Holly (SU)
When the issue is nonlife-threatening, it is a good idea to visit an orthopedic urgent care facility, rather than the local hospital emergency room.

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