Orthopedics — is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, correction, prevention, and treatment of patients with diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
It is closely associated with another medical specialty called traumatology, which deals with damage (injury) of the musculoskeletal system. Therefore, a doctor who specializes in providing this type of care is called an orthopedic traumatologist.
All diseases of this medical specialty are caused by abnormalities and traumatic changes of the musculoskeletal system.
All bones, ligaments and muscles of the body make up the musculoskeletal system.
It performs the following functions:
There are a number of symptoms when you should urgently visit the orthopedist since these symptoms may be indicative of serious diseases.
Specialist’s help is needed if the following conditions are observed:
In addition, such manifestations as chronic headaches, nerve root pains (girdle pains that are not related to the pathology of internal organs) may make you think about consulting a specialist since they indicate the presence of the intervertebral osteochondrosis.
Based on the examination results, the patient may be prescribed physiotherapeutic procedures such as massage and phonophoresis, which are also provided by our Clinic.
Preventive visits to the orthopedic traumatologist are advised to people engaged in sports activities or preferring extreme outdoor activities in order to early eliminate microtraumas and prevent possible problems.