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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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    Rheumatology New York NYU Hospital for Joint Disea
    301 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003
    The NYU Division of Rheumatology New York has a long and illustrious track record in the study and treatment of rheumatic diseases and in the mentoring and training of leaders in the field of rheumatology.
    (212) 598-6518
    Lenox Hill Hospital
    77 and Park Ave, New York, NY 10001
    Providing a wide range of orthopedic care including total hip and knee replacement, arthroscopic orthopedic evaluation, arthritis joint pain management, fracture care and sports medicine at our hospital.
    (212) 434-4700
    Regional Orthopedics
    72 Mercer St, New York, NY 10012
    Our orthopedic surgery business provides everything you need for sports medicine, including joint replacements, orthopedics procedures and equipment and so much more! Get in touch for an appointment.
    (212) 431-2924
    A BETTER LIFE (ABLe) Physical Therapy
    35 Journal Sq Fl 5th, Jersey City, NJ 07306
    Why settle for second best? We are the area's premier rehabilitation source for orthopedic, occupational, and physical therapy. Our staff is comprised of trained professionals who care deeply about their patients.
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    (201) 946-9995
     
    User Review: "This place is very professional. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable. Always a pleasure to visit."
    AAA Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon
    521 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
    (212) 568-5000
    Park Avenue Orthopedics & Sports Injury PC
    580 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
    (212) 838-6158
    Orthopedic Treatment Facility Inc
    4906 Queens Blvd, Woodside, NY 11377
    (718) 898-7326
    424 Orthopedics PLLC
    424 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10017
    (212) 813-2543
    Orthopro Services
    155 E 55th St Apt 207, New York, NY 10022
    (212) 888-7372
    Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine
    226 E 54th St, New York, NY 10022
    (212) 308-7730
    A Arthroscopic Board Certified
    1056 5th Ave, New York, NY 10028
    (212) 348-3636
    N Y Orthopedics
    159 E 74th St, New York, NY 10021
    (212) 439-1539
    Orthopaedic Arthritis Pain Center
    301 E 17th St, New York, NY 10003
    (212) 598-6606
    Horizon Orthopedic & Medical Devices
    237 E 39th St, New York, NY 10016
    (212) 697-8609
    Haar Orthopaedic Institute
    62 E 88th St, New York, NY 10128
    (212) 876-7000


    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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