Orthodepic surgeons help many people who have orthopedic pain but knowing when you should see an orthopedic surgeon can be difficult to determine. Keep reading to learn when you should see an orthopedic surgeon.
What does an orthopedic surgeon do? An orthopedic surgeon can help relieve pain or improve limitations related to knees, hips, or even your back. This can be with an order of physical therapy, close monitoring, or even orthopedic surgery.
So when should you visit an orthopedic surgeon? Sooner than later is always best, so you should visit an orthopedic surgeon anytime you have pain or limitations related to your knees, hips, or back.
So what happens when you visit the orthopedist? First, they will evaluate you to determine the root cause of the pain you are experiencing. Next, they will come up with a course of treatment. If you have a specific niche issue, your orthopedist may refer you to another orthopedist with that specialty.
To learn more about when you need to see an orthopedic surgeon and how they can help you, watch the video above!