We all know someone who has been stopped in their tracks by bone, muscle or joint pain. Musculoskeletal conditions and pain affect people at any time and any age, keeping people of all ages from working or enjoying life. The good news is that everyone can benefit from the expertise of an orthopedic surgeon. There are treatment options that help people lead happier and more productive lives.
What is an orthopedic surgeon?
Orthopedic surgeons are devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons and muscles.
Some orthopedists are generalists, while others specialize in certain areas of the body, such as:
What does an orthopedic surgeon treat?
Orthopedic surgeons explore nonsurgical options first, such as pain medication or rehabilitation. They also have the expertise to perform surgery to repair an injury or correct a condition, if necessary.
Musculoskeletal pain is the number one reason why people visit their doctors each year.
Many people know that orthopedic surgeons treat broken bones, and replace painful joints, but did you know that orthopedic surgeons also treat patients for these problems?
To learn about the treatment options at Perimeter Orthopedics, please visit our Conditions and Procedures tab.
Why choose an orthopedic surgeon?
An orthopedic surgeon is an expert with extensive training in the proper diagnosis and both non-surgical and surgical treatment of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Orthopedic surgeons are committed to you and providing exceptional care. Members of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons are committed not only to treating injuries, but preventing them.
Orthopedic Surgeons Keep our Nation in Motion
High-quality orthopedic care is invaluable. It helps people reclaim their quality of life. The value of orthopedic care is when people like YOU can get back to work, to family, and to doing the things you love.
If you would like to learn more, please call us at 404-255-5595 to schedule a visit with one of our providers.