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General orthopedics is a field of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. It involves the management of degenerative orthopedic diseases, skeletal deformities, and bone and soft tissue injuries. General orthopedic doctors can offer care and treat a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Dislocations and fractures
  • Sprains and strains
  • Torn ligaments, pulled muscles, and tendon injuries
  • Bursitis, arthritis, tendonitis, plantar fasciitis, and osteoporosis
  • Low back pain, sciatica, ruptured discs, and scoliosis
  • Hammertoes, bunions, bow legs and knock knees
  • Leg length discrepancy and club foot
  • Growth abnormalities and abnormalities of the fingers and toes 
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • Weill Cornell Medicine
  • AANA Advancing the Scope