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Title: Orthopediatrics : When should I see an orthopedic physician?


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Orthopediatrics When should I see an orthopedic
physician?
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  • In a nutshell, the study and research of the
    musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, nerves,
    etc.) is known as orthopedics.
  • Orthopedics was first developed to treat children
    who had crippling or debilitating diseases.

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  • In fact the word orthopedic is derived from the
    Greek words ortho, meaning straight, and
    pais, meaning children or pediatric.
  • Modern orthopedic physicians treat everyone, no
    matter their age.
  • In general chronic pain, rheumatic diseases,
    musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis all are
    part of the large umbrella orthopedics.

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  • OrthoPediatrics intends to introduce several new
    technologies that will target incremental
    procedural opportunities, including active
    growing implants for treatment of early-onset
    scoliosis. 

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  • orthopediatrics is an orthopedic company focused
    exclusively on providing a comprehensive product
    offering to the pediatric orthopedic market to
    improve the lives of children with orthopedic
    conditions.
  • OrthoPediatrics currently markets 24 surgical
    systems that serve three of the largest
    categories within the pediatric orthopedic market.

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  • Many people wonder if they should visit an
    orthopediatrics or go to their primary care
    doctor.
  • There are some specific times that it may speed
    recovery time to visit the orthopedist directly.
  • Anytime that that there is a suspected traumatic
    or repetitive motion injury to a bone, joint,
    tendon or nerve an orthopedic doctor is your best
    choice for treatment.

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  •  If the patient is experiencing chronic joint or
    bone pain, diagnosed with a rheumatic disease, or
    have arthritis an orthopedic specialist or
    orthopediatrics is an important part of treatment.

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  • Orthopedic procedures
  • joint surgery/joint replacement
  • Back/neck surgery
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Ligament and tendon repair
  • Hand surgery
  • Arthroscopy
  • Articular knee cartilage repair
  • Ankle and foot surgery
  • Shoulder and elbow surgery

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  • When looking to get orthopedic care it is
    important to take into consideration the
    condition that needs treatment.
  • Finding a specialist in the specific issue can
    speed along the healing process greatly.
  • The Illinois Bone and Joint Institute has
    specialist in almost every area of orthopedic
    care. 

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orthopediatrics in Abu Dhabi
Phone Number 02 444 94 94 Fax Number 02 444 94
00 P.O.Box 34961
www.hbh.ae
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