General Orthopedic

General orthopedic care involves diagnosing, caring for, and treating patients with disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, and skin. These elements make up the musculoskeletal system.

Orthopedists specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries to and diseases of the musculoskeletal system – the network of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves that gives the body its shape and allows us to move.

Commonly treated conditions include arthritisback paincarpal tunnel syndromebone fracturessprains and strainsknee, hip ,and shoulder problemstendon and ligament tearsosteoporosis, and sports injuries. Patients may range from children to the elderly

The introduction of minimally invasive techniques has meant that many patients can be examined and treated through tiny incisions, minimizing the trauma of “open” surgery and allowing them to enjoy a faster recovery and return to regular activities.