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Comprehensive Orthopedic and Spine Care in West Palm Beach

The Institute for Advanced Orthopedics at St. Mary’s Medical Center provides complete orthopedic care to patients who require more specialized care. Our center features experienced orthopedic physicians and a multidisciplinary team that includes dedicated nurses, rehabilitation therapists, discharge planners and pain management professionals.

What Is Orthopedics?

Orthopedics, also known as orthopedic surgery, is a branch of medicine that focuses on treating and managing injuries and diseases affecting the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves. This complex system allows us to move and do physical activities.

What Is an Orthopedic Specialist?

An orthopedic specialist or an orthopedic surgeon (also called an orthopedist) treats various musculoskeletal conditions, such as sports injuries, joint pain and back problems, using nonsurgical and surgical approaches. Some orthopedists are familiar with all aspects of the musculoskeletal system, while others specialize in certain areas, such as:

  • Foot and ankle
  • Hand and wrist
  • Hip replacement and reconstruction
  • Knee replacement and reconstruction
  • Orthopedic oncology (bone tumors)
  • Orthopedic trauma
  • Pediatric orthopedic surgery
  • Shoulder and elbow
  • Spine
  • Sports medicine

Orthopedic specialists work with an orthopedic treatment team, which may include:

  • Neurologists
  • Pain specialists
  • Primary care doctors
  • Physiatrist
  • Sports medicine specialists

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