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How An Orthopedic Surgeon Can Help You

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Whether arthritis, back pain, sports injuries or overall stiffness, an orthopedic doctor from Southeast Orthopedic Specialists can help treat your pain and discomfort. An orthopedic surgeon is a medical professional that is dedicated to the diagnosing, treating, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases or disorders relating to the musculoskeletal system. This can include tendons, muscles, nerves, joints, ligaments and bones. Many orthopedists specialize in certain areas, making them more knowledgeable for specific injuries such as hand & wrist or foot & ankle.

We at Southeast Orthopedic Specialists treat patients of all ages. We believe in treating as many conditions as possible without surgery using medication, exercise and other alternative and/or rehabilitative treatments. If necessary, we can recommend surgical treatment for patients who don’t respond to other treatment types.

What can Orthopedic Surgeons Treat

Some of the conditions or diseases that a Jacksonville orthopedic surgeon can treat include:orthopedic surgeon examining patient

  • Back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Ruptured discs
  • Bunions
  • Bone tumors
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoporosis
  • Fractures
  • Bone abnormalities
  • Sports or work injuries
  • Arthritis
  • Torn ligaments
  • Torn tendons

What to Expect During Your First Visit

During your visit, one of our orthopedic surgeons in Jacksonville Beach Florida will conduct a personal interview on your medical history. From there, they will fully examine you and review any previous testing you may have had done. Next, they will conduct additional diagnostic testing such as blood tests, imaging or X-rays. Most orthopedic conditions or injuries may need more than one form of treatment. One of our medical professionals will discuss their suggested treatment options to determine a plan that works best for them.

Seek Medical Help from a Professional Jacksonville Orthopedic Surgeon Today

We at Southeast Orthopedic Specialists have the experience and success rate that you need to treat your injuries properly. Established in 2001, our 13 board certified physicians have helped a variety of patients at all our six locations. We offer physical therapy at each of our offices to provide the best orthopedic care to our Northeast Florida clientele. Schedule an appointment with one of our orthopedic surgeons in Jacksonville Beach FL today by calling 904-634-0640.

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