orthopaedic surgeon

orthopaedic surgeon

A doctor specializing in the treatment of fractures, dislocations, joint disorders of all kinds, back problems generally, foot bony disorders, congenital defects of the skeleton and many other conditions. Increasingly the orthopaedic surgeon is concerned with the replacement of damaged and degenerate joints with prosthetic devices, especially artificial hip and knee joints.
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EXPERT ADVICE "Individuals tend to haste through snow shoveling to avoid being outside in the cold for long periods of time," said orthopaedic surgeon and American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) spokesperson Joseph Abboud, MD.
According to a Dubai-based orthopaedic surgeon, the UAE population has a similar profile of fractures to other population groups but obesity is common and when obese patients suffer fractures, the management, both surgically and with cast, is often more difficult.
Prior to joining the academy, Haralson was medical director and practicing orthopaedic surgeon for Southeast Orthopaedics in Knoxville, Tenn.
For all but the simplest injuries, the doctor may recommend that the injury be treated by an orthopaedic surgeon, a doctor who specializes in bone and joint problems in children and adults.
EXPERT ADVICE "Individuals are at high risk for back, neck and shoulder strains when carelessly handling heavy luggage," said orthopaedic surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Nitin Khanna, MD.
EXPERT ADVICE "Parents should educate kids on the true phantoms of the night while trick-or-treating," said pediatric orthopaedic surgeon and AAOS spokesperson Steven Frick, MD.
EXPERT ADVICE "Everyone needs to be trained to dive safely," said AAOS spokesperson and orthopaedic surgeon Brett A.
Expert Advice: "When dealing with fireworks, it's always best to maintain a safe distance," said AAOS spokesperson and orthopaedic surgeon Taizoon H.
Rao, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and fellow of the AAOS.
Levine, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and fellow of the AAOS.
Strengthening and stretching the muscles that support your shoulder joint can keep it stable and restore range of motion to help reduce the risk of injuries," said AAOS spokesperson and orthopaedic surgeon Brent Ponce, MD, who specializes in treating shoulder injuries.
Burney, III, MD, orthopaedic surgeon and chair of the AAOS' Board of Councilors.

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