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Knee & Leg - Your Orthopedic Connection

Knee & Leg – Your Orthopedic Connection

What is an orthopedic surgeon, and what do they do?

Orthopedic surgeons are physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries related to the musculoskeletal system. Some of the conditions that they focus on include:

  • Arthritis
  • Bone tumors
  • Dislocations
  • Fractures, strains, sprains
  • Tendon, muscle, and ligament injuries
  • Osteoporosis
  • Spine injuries and conditions
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Don't Let the Cold Stop You from Moving - When to Tell if You Need to See an Orthopedic Doctor

Don’t Let the Cold Stop You from Moving – When to Tell if You Need to See an Orthopedic Doctor

The weather outside is changing, and temperatures are getting colder. For some, this is a simple change of seasons and requires a different wardrobe, for others, cold temperatures are bothersome because it affects their bones, joints and quality of life. Some people think they can feel weather changes in their bones. Is it an old wise tale, or can medical research support this theory?

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Choosing An Orthopedic Doctor

How to Sift Through the Good and the Bad When Choosing an Orthopedic Doctor

Whether recovering from an injury or suffering from a progressive joint or bone disease, having the right orthopedic doctor is essential for maintaining optimal mobility and establishing a healthy and effective pain management plan. One of the most important things to know about these services is that not all orthopedic professionals and clinics are created equally. Taking the time to find the right provider for your own personal goals and needs can have a marked impact on your success in these endeavors.

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