Orthopaedic Surgery Program
Common Orthopaedic Disorders
There are many conditions that affect our body's musculoskeletal system, that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.
Before a treatment or rehabilitation protocol can be established, your orthopaedist must first determine the reason for, and source of, your condition. This typically involves a comprehensive physical examination and a detailed medical history profile, in addition to a complete history and description of the symptoms related to your condition. During this initial gathering of information, be sure to notify your doctor of any other illnesses, injuries, or complaints that have been associated with the pain or condition, as well as any previous treatments or medications prescribed. Preliminary diagnostic tests may then follow, including blood tests and/or X-rays.
Advanced evaluation procedures
Patients who require further evaluation may undergo one or more of the following:
After a comprehensive evaluation of the disorder, the orthopaedist will make recommendations for a treatment plan, based on some of the following criteria: