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What are procedures that orthopedic surgeon do that is different from a podiatric surgeon?

Podiatry vs Ortho: An orthopedic surgeon can do procedures above the ankle, including the harvesting of bone graft from the hip, for instance. A podiatrist that has been trained in a surgical setting for at least 2-3 years after podiatry school is usually qualified to perform any surgery in the foot and ankle, including trauma and reconstructive surgery. Training among podiatrists varies, so it is not a given. ...Read more

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Do bothe orthopedic and podiatry perform jones procedure?

Do bothe orthopedic and podiatry perform jones procedure?

Yes: Not sure if you are referring to a repair of a jones fracture or a jones tenosuspension, but a podiatrist or foot and ankle orthopedist both perform the procedures. ...Read more

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Went to an orthopedist to r/o avn. After the xray the doctor told me it was a tumor on my pelvic bone, what it the procedure to remove a tumor there?

Went to an orthopedist to r/o avn. After the xray the doctor told me it was a tumor on my pelvic bone, what it the procedure to remove a tumor there?

Your doctor: Needs to inform and educate you as to the nature of the tumor: primary bone tumors are not common in 39 year olds, and you did not mention a prior cancer. A biopsy is usually necessary to confirm diagnosis and plan treatment. ...Read more

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I am curious about orthopedic visc?

I am curious about orthopedic visc?

Orthovisc: It is one of several brands of viscosupplementation. Usually given once a week for 3 weeks, it can cushion the joint for up to 6 months. It is injected directly into the affected joint. ...Read more

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What should I expect at an orthopedic appointment?

What should I expect at an orthopedic appointment?

Depends on the issue: Though at the minimum, a history, a physical exam, and an explanation of the doctor's theory for your symptoms/ chief complaint. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are the benefits of being a orthopedic?

Need expert help here. What are the benefits of being a orthopedic?

If this is for a : School assignment i would suggest that most instructors prefer original work. ...Read more

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Are orthopedic mattresses better than ordinary mattresses?

Perhaps: Orthopedic mattresses are supposed to be firmer and provide more support than regular mattresses, but there is no credentialing authority or organization that weighs in on whether this is true or not. ...Read more

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What do you recommend i expect at the orthopedic?

An interview,concer-: -ning your complaint, physical xam & imagines. Then hopefully he/ her can come up with a diagnosis & a treatment plan for you. Sometimes if complicated it may need more sophisticated testing & labs & definitely a follow up appointment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about orthopedic medical advice on osetochondroma?

Osteochondroma: Is a bone and cartilage benign tumor that occurs in childhood. They can be solitary or multiple. If someone has multiple osteochondromas is usually part of a syndrome. Most solitary Austin dramas only cause prominence or mechanical discomfort. So I'm off to chondromas more percentage in the multiple type can transform into more dangerous tumors. They usually stop growing after skeletal growth is oveA pediatric orthopedist or a orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty in the area for the Astec Gomez present is yours the best person to saywhat should occur ...Read more