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what do orthopedic surgeons do?

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Dr. Kourosh Shamlou
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Treat musculoskeleta: treat problems with bones, muscles, tendons,cartilage, and ligaments.
Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 13 years experience
Orthopedic surgeon: Orthopedic surgeons address musculoskeletal pathology. We work with bones and joints. There are several subspecialties in orthopedics including: sports medicine, trauma, pediatrics, spine, oncology, hand/upper extremity, adult reconstruction (total joints), foot and ankle, etc. We address any issue dealing with bones and joints.

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What do people see an orthopedic surgeon for?

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Dr. James Shapiro
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 37 years experience
Muscle, bone, joint: Orthopedic surgeons are the care givers for the musculoskeletal system. We care for people conservatively as well as with surgery. Problems such as broken bones, arthritis, bone cancer, ligament tear, and muscle strains are some of the things we treat.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Can orthopedic surgeon adjust subluxated rib?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Yoga/chiropractors: Although orthopedic surgeons are qualified to treat rib subluxation but most orthopedic surgeons do not feel comfortable doing manipulation which has to be done within 6 hours, but some orthopedic surgeons may do it..At least in my area it is done by chiropractors.It can be treated conservatively by yoga, by stretching and movements of yoga for relief and supportive treatment for pain&swelling if an.
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Podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon for cheilectomy?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kahn
Podiatry 44 years experience
Podiatrist: Surgical podiatrists generally do a higher volume of these surgeries and therefore have more experience.
A 35-year-old member asked:

How can spinal orthopedic surgeons gets paid?

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Dr. Vinay Pampati
Orthopedic Surgery 17 years experience
?: Do you mean how much do they get paid?
A 41-year-old member asked:

What can an orthopedic surgeon do for me?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 43 years experience
Depends what you --: need. Orthopods treat Bone problms (fractures/breaks, cysts, lesions), joint problems (arthritis, etc), muscles, tendons, nerves, ligament injuries or lesions. Carpal Tunnel release is a common procedure we do, Joint replacements, fixing broken bones, ACL reconstruction, Rotator cuff tears etc, etc. Discuss with your PCP (if you have some specific problem, that I might not have touched upon).

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