Each year 28 million Americans will develop musculoskeletal problems. The most common of these issues are observed in the back, knee, and shoulder. Living with pain is uncomfortable and affects your quality of life and can prevent you from performing daily tasks. Understanding when it’s time to seek treatment is vital. It is recommended to visit an orthopaedic surgeon if you experience:
- Trouble performing everyday functions
- Pain in muscles
- Pain in joints or tendons
- Limited range of motion
You may know it’s time to see a doctor, but is a specialist necessary? Below we have illustrated the most common complaints of patients who visit an orthopaedic surgeon, explain the range of specialties surgeons have, and where to start in the process of treating the underlying conditions causing your musculoskeletal problems.
Whether you are suffering a sports injury, arthritis, or just a persistent pain in your joints or muscles, OSC is here to help. We work to find the right surgeon and best treatment suited for you. Utilize our free resource and contact Orthopaedic & Spine Center today to make an appointment and begin the process of relieving your pain and feeling better.