Orthopedic surgeons are involved in all aspects of health care for the musculoskeletal system — bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. They use medical, physical and rehabilitative methods as well as surgery.
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Our experienced orthopedic surgeons provide expertise in a number of surgical specialties and sub-specialties, including:
- General orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system.
- Joint reconstruction and replacement has improved the quality of life for millions of Americans by easing pain, improving range of motion and increasing activity levels. Hips and knees are the most commonly replaced joints.
- Specialists in Foot and Ankle treat broken bones and injuries, as well as diseases and syndromes, of the foot, ankle, heel and toes.
- Specialists in Hand, Wrist and Upper Extremity treat broken bones and injuries, as well as diseases and syndromes, of the hand, wrist, finger/thumb, shoulder and elbow.
- Specialists in Spine and Neck treat spinal injuries and conditions, plus diseases and syndromes, such as herniated disks and congenital scoliosis.
- Sports Medicine is a wide-ranging field treating professional and weekend athletes, and everyone in between. In addition to treating sports injuries and conditions, these specialists focus on wellness, safety and injury prevention.
- Orthopedic Trauma specialists treat extreme injury to the musculoskeletal system from such things as auto accidents, falls or gunshots.
- As we age our bones may become brittle or less dense, leading to Geriatric Fractures. A leading cause of broken bones is osteoporosis, sometimes referred to as brittle bones disease.
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