Orthopedic surgeons are specialized doctors in repairing broken bones, replacing damaged joints such as hips and knees and treating damaged muscles and tissues. Orthopedic surgeons strive to provide comprehensive musculoskeletal care that is of the highest quality to all the patients. Their main aim or mission is to provide this in an environment that includes patient care, teaching, and research. They value compassion, quality, integrity, teamwork, clinical research and education.
Orthopedics is basically the study and treatment of problems associated with the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic doctors diagnose and treat problems related to bones, muscles, ligaments, joints, and nerves among other muscular and skeletal parts of the body. There have also been significant advances in treatment of injuries to the musculoskeletal system in orthopedics. The field of orthopedics has fortunately devised ways of improving living conditions and alleviating pain for arthritis patients. Orthopedics studies and treatment procedures address problems that result from various injuries. Most of these injuries are caused by involving oneself in strenuous activities in sports and exercises or due to accidents at home, on the road, or at the workplace. Musculoskeletal injuries include spine conditions, tendonitis, rotator cuff injuries, and tendonitis.
Orthopedic clinics currently have orthopedic surgeons specializing in the following areas:
Foot and Ankle
Shoulder and Upper Extremity
Diverse collection of orthopedic surgeons and experience creates an environment optimal for both the care of the patients and the training of the residents. Orthopedic surgeons specialize in diagnosing, preventing, and treating disorders that affect muscles, tendons, ligaments, bones, joints, and other connective tissues.