Patient Education

Patient Education

The purpose of this area of the site is to explain Orthopaedics and related medical topics in a straightforward and meaningful way.

What is Orthopaedics?

Orthopaedics is the broad-based medical and surgical specialty dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoskeletal system.

Treatment may be operative or non- operative. The frequency and impact of these diseases and injuries combined with recent advances in their diagnosis and treatment make orthopaedics a critical part of health care. The areas of orthopaedics include:

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