Orthopedic doctors (sometimes also called orthopedic doctors or orthopedic surgeons) are doctors who focus on caring for bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, and tendons (the tissue that connects bones and joints). These parts of the body are also known as the “musculoskeletal system”. Orthopedics is a branch of medicine that focuses on the care of the musculoskeletal system. This system is made up of muscles and bones, as well as joints, ligaments and tendons.
Orthopedics, or orthopedic services, are aimed at treating the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Smooth material that covers the bony ends of a joint to cushion the bone and allow the joint to move easily without pain. A white, shiny, flexible band of fibrous tissue that joins the joints and connects several bones and cartilage.
A complex system that involves the muscles and skeleton of the body, including joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Ligaments, tendons and muscles of the musculoskeletal system. Clear, sticky fluid released by the synovium and acts as a lubricant for joints and tendons. Pain is one of the most common reasons people visit orthopedic doctors.
These doctors specialize in the entire musculoskeletal system, understanding the various types of joints and how they work. This includes muscles, nerves, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and other connective tissues. There are many musculoskeletal conditions and injuries that can cause pain, and often orthopedic specialists can help reduce or eliminate pain.