Our multidisciplinary team approach brings together a variety of specialists to provide the highest quality care.
Some of the more common medical professionals involved in the treatment may include the following:
Primary Care Physician
Your primary care physician looks out for your overall health and may refer you to a specialist for more specific orthopedic treatment of certain conditions.
An orthopedic surgeon is educated in the workings of the
musculoskeletal system, which includes (but is not limited to)
diagnosing a bone, muscle, joint, tendon, or ligament condition or
disorder, treating an injury, providing rehabilitation suggestions for
an affected area, and establishing prevention protocols to minimize
further damage to a diseased area or component of the musculoskeletal
Physical medicine and rehabilitation, also
known as physiatry, is a medical specialty that involves
restoring abilities for a person who has been affected by a disease, disorder, or injury. Physiatry provides integrated,
multidisciplinary care aimed at recovery of the whole person by
addressing the patient's physical, psychological, medical, vocational,
and social needs.
provide comprehensive training that includes, but is not limited to, the
- Functional mobility
- Balance and gait retraining
- Neuromuscular re-education
- Exercise programming
- Education and training
- Assistance with pain relief and management
- Pre- and post-surgical rehabilitation
Nurse practitioners who specialize in the care of orthopedic
conditions may assist in providing your care. In addition, these
nurses will help you to understand your treatment plan and can answer
many of your questions.
Bone & Joint Center