is the medical specialty that handles diseases, disorders and injuries related to the musculoskeletal system. Physicians who specialize in orthopaedics are educated and trained in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system.
The musculoskeletal system is a combination of muscular and skeletal systems working together that includes bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments. Working together the musculoskeletal system provides the body with its form, support, stability and movement.
There are many conditions that can affect the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves. Some of the most common are:
- Fractures, Sprains, Strains
- Muscle, Ligament, Tendon Damage
- Sports Injuries
- Spine Disorders
The practice of Orthopaedics at the Adventist Medical Group has more than 25 years serving patients in the region. The orthopaedic team is committed to providing innovative care, the latest technologies and therapies to treat all types of orthopeadic conditions. We work closely with patients and primary care physicians to coordinate and individualize the best care possible to meet specific needs.
The Adventist Medical Group orthopeadic surgeon specializes in diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of injuries and diseases of the spine, bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves and is board certified in orthopeadic surgery and arthroscopic surgery.
A full range of treatments are available from non-operative measures through joint preserving procedures and total joint replacement. When indicated minimally invasive surgery options are emphasized for patients.