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General Orthopedics

General Orthopedics services offered in Atlantis, Boynton Beach, Wellington and Boca Raton, FL

Sprains, strains, and fractures are some conditions treated by general orthopedics. For over 65 years, the team at the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County in Atlantis, Boynton Beach, and Wellington, Florida, has provided outstanding general orthopedic care for people aged four and older. They use the most current treatments and therapies available, helping patients achieve their maximum potential in the shortest time possible. Call today or schedule your general orthopedics consultation online.

General Orthopedics Q & A

What is general orthopedics?

General orthopedics is a medical area specializing in diagnosing, treating, and preventing health conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. This includes your muscles, bones, joints, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons, the structures that keep you mobile.

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County is a full-service orthopedic practice that manages all orthopedic conditions, from simple sprains to complex surgical procedures.

The team includes fellowship-trained, board-certified physicians and surgeons who use the latest treatments so that you get the best outcomes.

What does general orthopedics treat?

General orthopedic physicians treat acute and overuse injuries, degenerative conditions, and diseases that affect the structures supporting your body’s mobility. This includes:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Fractures
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Back, knee, and shoulder pain
  • Spinal deformities
  • Bone deformities
  • Cartilage tears
  • Tendon tears
  • Tendinitis
  • Joint dislocation
  • Bursitis
  • Plantar fasciitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS)
  • Rotator cuff tears
  • Meniscus injuries
  • Tennis and golfer’s elbow

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County team also manages sports and work injuries, which almost always involve the musculoskeletal system.

When do I need general orthopedics?

You need general orthopedics when you have an acute or overuse injury that affects a joint, bone, or any connective tissue or joint pain that’s getting progressively worse.

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County team specializes in general orthopedics and provides comprehensive evaluations and treatment. At your initial visit, they review your symptoms and medical history and complete a physical exam.

They also request an imaging study like X-rays, a CT scan, or an MRI. The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County is a state-of-the-art practice with their own open MRI machine for advanced imaging without distress.

Which general orthopedic treatments are offered?

The Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County team offers many treatments to address general orthopedic problems. The treatment goal is to help you return to doing the things you love as quickly and safely as possible.

General orthopedic treatments include:

  • Casting, bracing, or splinting
  • Activity changes
  • Rehabilitation medicine (physical and occupational therapies)
  • Pain management
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy
  • Acupuncture

When medical interventions fail to improve your musculoskeletal condition, the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County will likely recommend orthopedic surgery.

Call the Orthopedic Center of Palm Beach County today or schedule an appointment online for expert care provided by an exceptional team.