Orthopedist


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orthopedist

 [or″tho-pe´dist]
an orthopedic surgeon.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

or·tho·pae·dist

, orthopedist (ōr'thō-pē'dist),
One who practices orthopaedics.
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orthopedist

Orthopedic surgeon
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Orthopedist

A doctor specializing in treatment of the skeletal system and its associated muscles and joints.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Infants who have clearly positive Ortolani or Barlow tests should be referred to an orthopedist directly.
"If you encase the foot in a shoe, it's not going to get as strong and capable of developing an arch," the orthopedist said.
For example, the gynecologist may know a patient's history of endometriosis, which can cause back pain, but the patient may not understand the connection and fail to mention endometriosis to the orthopedist consulted for the backache.
James Garrick, San Francisco Ballet School's orthopedist, three out of four aerobic injuries don't result in disability.
It would be a good idea, if you have a history of back pain, to see an orthopedist. A more likely scenario, however, is that you're just plain tight.
A physical therapist or orthopedist can evaluate your natural turnout by manipulating your hip joints in the passive position.
Please find a board-certified physiatrist, neurologist or orthopedist and get to the bottom of this, and then begin an appropriate treatment plan.
I would recommend that you consult with an experienced, sports-minded physical therapist (your podiatrist or orthopedist can give you a referral), and begin an intensive program of physical therapy, which should include corrective stretches and exercises for the entire lower limb, deep friction massage, and formal gait and orthotic assessment.
If you have been diagnosed with osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease, don't be surprised if your orthopedist suggests an alternative therapy sold over the counter at virtually every drug store and grocery store.
If the pain continues, see a physical therapist or orthopedist for a correct diagnosis and treatment plan.
If these measures are not effective, see an orthopedist who can evaluate your knees and provide accurate recommendations.