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Orthopedic Surgery definitions

Orthopedic surgery is a medically invasive procedure performed by a surgeon on the musculoskeletal system. Musculoskeletal refers to bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons joints and other tissues that support and bind the body's organ together. In fact, orthopedics gets its name from combining the Greek words for orthos (straight) and pedics (child), as the keystone of orthopedic practice used to be treating spine and bone deformities. Today orthopedic surgeons often treat painful sports injuries or perform joint reconstruction surgery. If you are dealing with a problem that needs an orthopedic surgeon, you should find the following terms helpful.

  • Cartilage – A flexible connective tissue found in the joints between bones
  • Ligament – Fibrous tissue that connects bones to other bones.
  • Joint – Location where two or more bones connect that allow for movement and support.
  • Meniscus Tear – A common knee injury, especially among sports athletes. There are 2 pieces of cartilage called menisci around the knee that can be torn by twisting or turning too quickly, causing pain and swelling.
  • Joint replacement – A surgical procedure that involved replacing a heavily worn bone with a synthetic object. Hip and knee replacements are common orthopedic surgeries
  • Resurfacing – Resurface surgery is an alternative to replacement surgery. In the case of hip resurfacing, instead of removing the entire bone, a metal cap is placed over the bones. It is a less intensive surgery than a hip replacement.
  • Arthroscopy – A surgical procedure where a joint is examined and diagnosed by a professional for problems using an arthroscope, a small tube. This is often done on meniscus tears, ligament tears and knee and shoulder examinations.
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    Complete Orthopedics
    1787 Middle Country Rd, Centereach, NY 11720
    Complete Orthopedics is an orthopedic surgery center that specializes in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.
    (631) 981-2663
    Stuart Cherney MD
    290 E Main St, Smithtown, NY 11787
    Orthopedic surgery and sports medicine Arthroscopy knee,shoulder,elbow,ankle Shoulder surgery for labral and rotator cuff tears Knee surgery for ACL,ligament and meniscus tears
    (631) 361-7867
    Complete Orthopedics
    105 Medford Ave Route 112 Suite A, Patchogue, NY 11772
    Complete Orthopedics is an orthopedic surgery center that specializes in limb reconstruction and joint replacement surgery.
    (631) 406-4631
    International Orthopedics
    106 Keyland Ct, Bohemia, NY 11716
    (631) 563-4550
    Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Associates MRI
    3480 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Bohemia, NY 11716
    (631) 337-1540
    Orlin and Cohen Orthopedics LLP
    3480 Veterans Memorial Hwy Ste 9, Bohemia, NY 11716
    (631) 289-0338
    De Moura Alexandre MD PC
    1 Corporate Dr Ste Ll2, Bohemia, NY 11716
    (631) 563-3600
    Gentiva Health & Orthopedic Service
    888 Veterans Hwy Ste 210, Hauppauge, NY 11788
    (631) 232-6030
    All Sport Orthopedic Surgery
    290 E Main St Ste 700, Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 361-7867
    Mutual Orthopedic Co Inc
    18 Bellemeade Ave, Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 265-4444
    North Shore Orthopedic Surger Y
    48 Route 25a Ste 101, Smithtown, NY 11787
    (631) 863-1007
    Brookhaven Orthopedic
    285 Sills Rd Bldg 18, Patchogue, NY 11772
    (631) 475-1224
    Olympic Orthopedics
    652 Suffolk Ave Ste 210, Brentwood, NY 11717
    (631) 617-5181
    Orthopedic Associates of Long Island
    6 Technology Dr Ste 100, East Setauket, NY 11733
    (631) 689-6698
    Orthopedic Associates of Li
    475 E Main St Ste 115, Patchogue, NY 11772
    (631) 687-3530

    Orthopedic surgery is a highly specialized practice of correcting problems in the musculoskeletal system. Connective tissue, ligaments, cartilage, muscle and bone make up our skeletal systems. Over the course of our lives we can do damage to our bodies. Accidents, sports related injuries or normal wear and tear can cause chronic pain in our backs and spines. An orthopedic surgeon can correct these types of medical problems and allow us to live easier, more comfortable lives. It is no longer necessary to suffer in silence or to self-medicate in order to control our level of discomfort. Arthritis or a sports related injury can be treated with this type of surgical procedure. Problems with the legs or shoulders can be remedied according to a doctor's diagnosis. Sometimes it may be necessary for reconstruction of a joint or a knee may need to be replaced. As we grow older our skeletal systems weaken and are prone to breakage due to falls. Hip replacements are very common among the elderly. As our aging population grows, so too will the need for this type of healthcare. Some surgery is outpatient while other procedures may require a short stay in the hospital. Advances in modern medicine have made treatment for these injuries quick and effective. In many instances surgeons are able to reconstruct vertebrae or resurface hips or treat a meniscus tear. Those who suffer from pain due to arthritis may also find relief with a surgical procedure, but this is not necessarily the only or best treatment. You should discuss alternatives with your doctor before making any decisions.
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