Orthopaedic & Sports
Orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on the diagnosis, correction, prevention, and treatment of patients with skeletal deformities - disorders of the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves and skin. These elements make up the musculoskeletal system. Your body's musculoskeletal system is a complex system of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves and allows you to move, work and be active. Once devoted to the care of children with spine and limb deformities, orthopedics now cares for patients of all ages, from newborns with clubfeet, to young athletes requiring arthroscopic surgery, to older people with arthritis. The physicians who specialize in this area are called orthopedic surgeons or orthopedists.
Orthopaedic & Sports
Our community is for discussions relating to orthopaedics. Topics of discussion include, but are not limited to - back pain, neck and shoulder pain, sports injury, tennis elbows, and knee or hip replacements.
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  2. Dear @Mr_J What you are experiencing is not uncommon and likely musculoskeletal back pain as the pain comes on after exercise and gets better with rest. It would be prudent to avoid strenuous ac...
    Dr. Yan Y T
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  4. Dear @miles , you will require a physical examination by a doctor. I am concerned when you are unable to stand on your foot and likely unable to walk. An Xray will be useful to rule out any fractur...
    Dr. Yan Y T