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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.

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 are the Different Types of Orthopedic Doctors?

What are the Different Types of Orthopedic Doctors?

by Holly (SU)
Mitigating musculoskeletal maladies can be tricky for those suffering from them but understanding the difference between each doctor’s subspecialty will allow you to select the one right for you.

What to expect after minimally invasive spinal surgery

What to expect after minimally invasive spinal surgery

by Holly (SU)
The traditional “open” spinal surgeries of yesteryear came with a laundry list of pitfalls – from long incisions to extensive and painful recoveries.

Reasons your child should see an orthopedic surgeon

Reasons your child should see an orthopedic surgeon

by Yenny (SU)
Children are active. They love to run, jump, climb, and play. Being active and sometimes taking risks can lead to accidents and injuries. Most of the time, soap and water, a bandage and a kiss are exactly what your child needs to feel better. When there is more than just a bruise or a scratch, it can become necessary to take your child to an orthopedic specialist for more serious injuries.

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