What is Orthopaedics?

Redding Orthopaedics, California Orthopaedics

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.

The frequency and impact of these diseases and injuries combined with recent advances in their diagnosis and treatment make orthopaedics a critical part of healthcare. The areas of orthopaedic surgery include:

Pediatric Orthopaedics
Redding Pediatric Orthopaedics, California Pediatric Orthopaedics

Care of injuries, deformities and diseases of the bones, joints, muscles and tendons in children.

Sports Medicine
Redding Sports Medicine, California Sports Medicine

Care of injuries related to athletic activities.

Joint Replacement and Surgery in Arthritis
Redding Joint Replacement and Surgery in Arthritis, California Joint Replacement and Surgery in Arthritis

Care of patients with advanced arthritis including medical treatment, joint replacement and other procedures.

Foot and Ankle
Redding Foot and Ankle Injuries, California Foot and Ankle Injuries

Care of patients with injuries and diseases of the foot and ankle.

Hand Surgery
Redding Hand Surgery, California Hand Surgery

Surgical and non surgical treatment of the hand and wrist.

Shoulder and Elbow
Redding Shoulder and Elbow Injuries Treatment, California Shoulder and Elbow Injuries Treatment

Care of diseases and injuries of the shoulder and elbow.

Spine
Redding Spine Treatment, California Spine Treatment

Surgical and non surgical treatment of deformities, injuries and disorders of the back and neck.

Trauma and Fractures
Redding Trauma Treatment, California Trauma Treatment

Treatment of injuries to the bones joints, muscles, tendons, nerves and vessels in the arms, legs back and neck.

Musculoskeletal Oncology
Redding Musculoskeletal Oncology, California Musculoskeletal Oncology

Treatment of benign and malignant tumors of bones, joints, and muscles.

Rehabilitation
Redding Injury Rehabilitation, California Injury Rehabilitation

Short and long-term programs to improve strength and mobility and to optimize recovery.

Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery
Redding Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery, California Arthroscopy and Arthroscopic Surgery

Diagnosis and treatment of joint diseases and injuries using arthroscopic methods.

The orthopaedic surgeon works with many other surgical and medical specialists.