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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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    Center For Advanced Orthopedics
    7 Post Office Road, Suite Y, Waldorf, MD 20602
    The Center for Advanced Orthopedics represents board certified orthopedic surgeon with combined experience in bone & joint problems of over 45 years.
    (301) 645-5410
    Balance Family Chiropractic Center
    4141 N Henderson Rd, Arlington, VA 22203
    Our chiropractic clinic is focused on restoring health to our patients. Pain management, sports injuries, spine alignment. We will develop a personalized course of care to achieve long-lasting results through short-term care.
    (571) 402-2225
    Center for Orthopedics
    2201 Charles St Ste 101, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 371-5333
    Orthopedic Clinic of Central Virginia
    1201 Sam Perry Blvd Ste 201, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 370-1600
    Orthopedic Specialty Clinic
    2800 Wellford St Ste 100, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
    (540) 361-1830
    Virginia Orthopedic Center PC
    663 Sunset Ln, Culpeper, VA 22701
    (540) 825-5362
    Central VA Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine
    608 Garrisonville Rd, Stafford, VA 22554
    (540) 659-4555
    Supreme Orthopedic Systems
    3522 Mayland Ct, Henrico, VA 23233
    (804) 658-2870
    Firstcare Orthopaedics Inc
    493 Blackwell Rd Ste 315, Warrenton, VA 20186
    (540) 341-7758
    Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center
    52 W Shirley Ave, Warrenton, VA 20186
    (540) 347-9220
    Nova Orthopedic
    2028 Opitz Blvd Ste B, Woodbridge, VA 22191
    (703) 490-1220
    William Sukovich MD
    600 Peter Jefferson Pkwy Ste 170, Charlottesville, VA 22911
    (434) 977-3001
    Family Orthopedics & Sports Med
    1958 Opitz Blvd, Woodbridge, VA 22191
    (703) 690-1140
    Orthopedic Research of VA
    7660 E Parham Rd Ste 207, Henrico, VA 23294
    (804) 527-5960
    Washington Orthopaedic and Spine
    2296 Opitz Blvd Ste 450, Woodbridge, VA 22191
    (703) 878-3333


    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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