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Common  Ortho Questions

"What is an orthopedic surgeon?"

Orthopedic surgeons are physicians devoted to the prevention, diagnosis, non-operative and operative treatment of disorders of the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles.

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"Who are our patients?"

Orthopedic surgeons treat patients of all ages.  We treat a wide range of conditions that include sports injuries, arthritis, and fractures.

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Musculoskeletal conditions and pain affect people at any time and any age, keeping them from working of enjoying life.  Many people can benefit from the benefit from the expertise of an orthopedic surgeon. 

Periodically, Central Montgomery Orthopedics will post new articles on this page that respond to frequently asked questions, so be sure to check back often. Click the ASK ORTHO button to see the answer to the corresponding question.

I've been told my knee is wearing out.  I'm not ready for a knee replacement.  Are there any treatment options for me?

common orthopedic conditions explained
common orthopedic conditions explained

When I make a fist, I have trouble straightening out my right finger.  Is this arthritis?

My shoulder started hurting 3 months ago after doing some home improvements. 
Now, I can't sleep. 
Could something be torn?

common orthopedic conditions explained
common orthopedic conditions explained

Since I've been home more due to COVID-19, I've been walking more.  Now, my hip hurts when I lay on my side in bed.  What's wrong?

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