Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system - relating to the body's muscles and skeleton, and including the joints, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
At Methodist Health System, our orthopedists, physical therapists and rehabilitation center work together to speed diagnosis and recovery.
Orthopedic Services throughout Methodist Health System are provided by specialists in the field of orthopedics. Orthopedic physicians and surgeons are concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system (the body's muscles and skeleton). This also includes the body's joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves.
Methodist Health System provides services from orthopedic physicians who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries for people at all fitness levels. Sports medicine care providers can help you prevent and recover from injuries and help you meet personal fitness and health goals.
Orthopedic physicians can treat sports injuries including:
- Muscle injuries
- Sprains, strains and contusions
Treatment varies according to the patient's condition, but it may include bed rest, elevation, compression bandages, crutches, cast immobilization, arthroscopic surgery or physical therapy.
For more information about our Orthopedic Specialists and services they provide, visit Methodist Physicians Clinic Orthopedics.