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Will I be able to book a same or next day appointment?

Our large database of physicians makes it easy for patients to make a same or next day appointments with an orthopedist. Get the care you need and deserve as soon as you need it.

How do I use the website to make my appointments online?

Our large database of physicians makes it easy for patients to make a same or next day appointments with an orthopedist. Get the care you need and deserve as soon as you need it.

Is there availability for after-hours or weekend appointments with an Orthopedic Near Me Specialist?

Our extensive database of physicians allows each person to narrow down a practitioner who has the availability best for them. Many practices have extended evening hours Monday-Friday for people who have a normal work and school schedule. Weekend availability is only offered at select locations on a shortened basis. .

Can I verify reviews with an Orthopedic Near Me Specialist before booking an appointment?

Our featured orthopedists have verified Google reviews. You can be confident verifying the credibility of each physician you are interested in. You can even choose to book with providers that only have a 5-star rating. Confirmation of previous patient satisfaction is essential when booking online.

Are there Orthopedic Near Me Specialists offering virtual consultations?

Many featured doctors do offer virtual visits. But only minor injury and illness can be treated completely virtual. As well as prescription refill for certain medications and any medical advice that may be needed. If your provider believes you need to come in-office for proper treatment, you will be notified during your initial virtual evaluation.

How can I use your website to make all my appointments online?

Manage your healthcare online and completely through our website. Discover a specialist who is local to you and make sure they can offer you are clinic hours that fit your schedule. Then choose the clinician that fits all your requirements and read verified Google reviews so you can go in-person feeling confident about your healthcare decisions. Once you have narrowed down the perfect provider, you can book and manage all aspects of your healthcare completely online.

What services does an Orthopedic Near Me Specialist offer?

Surgeons receive at least 5 extra years of training. They specialize in issues pertaining to ligaments, tendons, muscles, and bones and they treat arthritis with surgical and non-surgical techniques. Sometimes the surgeon will perform injections of specific medicine (usually a corticosteroid) in an injured area to help reduce inflammation and pain.

Surgical procedures include but are not limited to:

  • Amputation
  • Spinal surgery – discectomy, laminectomy, and spinal fusion
  • Torn ligament and tendon repair
  • Joint replacement
  • Fusion of the joint
  • Fractures
  • Cartilage repair or resurfacing
  • Bunionectomy

Modern medicine approaches involve minimally invasive surgery, highly advanced external fixation, and the use of bone graft substitutes.

Should I use ice or heat on my injury?

Ice should be applied to the injured area in the acute stages which is usually within the first 24-48 hours. Ice reduces inflammation and swelling by decreasing blood flow to the area. Heat is typically used after the initial infliction of injury; it increases blood flow and aids in the healing process by delivering blood and nutrients to the area. Heat is also good to use before exercise or physical activity to lower the possibility of getting hurt. Heat should not be applied to fresh surgical incisions as it could make the incision bleed.

What common ortho specialty services are there?

Doctors of Orthopaedics have specialties in certain areas of the body and makes treatment optimal for patients with specific ailments. Most common specialties include specialized training in the diagnosis, care, and treatment of specific body parts.

Common areas of orthopaedic specialties include:

  • Hips
  • Knees
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Shoulders & Elbows
  • Foot & Ankles
  • Hand & Wrist
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Orthopaedic Fracture Care & Trauma

What are some tips for healthy hip joints as I age?

One of the best ways to help your joints age in healthy way starts with lifestyle choices. This begins with physical activity and a healthy diet to keep excess weight down. People with excess weight cause a lot of pressure on your joints and aids in the breakdown of joint integrity. There are other ways to keep healthy hip joints which include stretching and strengthening activities that builds a range in motion and builds muscles and promotes flexibility. There are many exercises that are not weight bearing and includes swimming, biking, walking, and other calming workouts. Speak to your physician about which exercises are right for you. Sitting all day and/or standing all day can cause joint stiffness so it is always best to change positions throughout the day. It always a good idea to warm up and cool down before and after you exercise. Remember to always speak to your doctor about the best ways to exercise for you.

What is orthopaedic oncology?

Orthopaedic oncology is the diagnosis and treatment of cancer that has affected the skeletal system or soft tissues of the body. This includes skeletal metastatic disease, soft tissue sarcoma treatment, and prophylactic fixation.

  • Skeletal metastatic disease is caused by cancer which has started in the breast, prostate, lung, or kidney or any other part of the body and has spread to the bone. When cancer metastasizes to the bone it can cause pain or even cause the bone to fracture.
  • Soft tissue sarcoma – soft tissues include tendons, muscles, nerves, blood vessels, and fat. Soft tissue sarcomas form anywhere in the body and can put pressure on surrounding organs
  • Prophylactic fixation – is done to prevent bones from breaking. Metal is inserted into the bone to keep it more stabilized

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