Your musculoskeletal system supports and moves you through your whole life Sadly, bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints deteriorate with age and disease, or they can be damaged from a fall, car accident, or another mishap. Here’s how to know you need to see a bone doctor to address your [Read More]
Bone Diseases a Bone Doctor Can Help You With
Bone diseases are often complex and challenging to diagnose. In the United States alone, millions of people suffer from these conditions. A bone doctor, or orthopedic surgeon, is a medical professional specializing in diagnosing and treating bone diseases. They can help you find the right treatment [Read More]
Bone Loss and How You Can Help Preserve Your Bones
Bones have several functions in your body. They provide structure, anchor muscles, and protect your organs. Steps can be taken to build stronger bones during childhood and adolescence, but after reaching peak bone mass at the age of 30, you should shift your focus to preserving your bones and [Read More]
Why Do I Need to See a Bone Specialist?
Bone specialists, also referred to as orthopedic surgeons, have advanced knowledge and training—beyond those of a primary care doctor—to diagnose and provide treatment for the full range of injuries and conditions affecting the musculoskeletal system (the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and [Read More]