Why do I need to see a bone specialist near me?
You need to see a bone specialist, or an orthopedic specialist in case of orthopedic conditions like arthritis or osteoarthritis, bone injury, fractures, or for routine muscular spasms, back and neck pain, muscle cramps and strains.
What is ortho pain & What are symptoms of orthopedics?
Ortho pain is a feeling of severe discomfort, inflammation, grinding and friction within bones, joints and other skeletal muscles. Depending on a person’s or patient’s orthopedic condition or current bone health, ortho pain can last from anywhere between 3 weeks to 3 months, or even longer upto 3 years in case of injuries, accidents or trauma.
3 common symptoms of orthopedics include:
- Severe pain and/or inflammation in joints and bones
- Joint or bone swelling, stiffness or enlargement
- Difficulty or continual discomfort during physical movement
If you have any of these symptoms, it is high time to either see a bone specialist near you, or consult an orthopedic surgeon if you have a history in orthopedics.
Do orthopedic doctors treat back pain?
Yes, orthopedic specialists of Dallas treat back pain. They also provide diagnosis, consultancy, treatment options, pre and post-surgery therapies necessary for curing back pain.
When can I return to daily activities?
You can resume performing normal activities as soon as your orthopedic conditions heal. Orthopedic specialists of Dallas usually suggest variable timelines for these. That’s because healing times vary case by case. For example, a patient with a serious leg fracture needs 5 to 8 months, whereas a patient undergoing routine physical therapies for back and neck pain can resume physical activities even within a month.
What should I bring with me when I come for an appointment?
You are requested to bring the following documents when attending a medical appointment with a doctor, or a regular checkup with a nurse or your therapist:
- Valid ID or driver’s license
- Referral letter (if applicable)
- Prescriptions and list of medications, drugs or supplements you are using (if applicable)
- Last medical records, history papers, health cards
- Most recent medical test reports, copies of lab examinations, X-rays, MRI’s, qne CT scans (if applicable)
- Insurance documents (if applicable)
What do orthopedic surgeons perform?
Orthopedic surgeons typically diagnose, treat and help prevent orthopedic conditions involving bones, joints and skeletal muscles like tendons, ligaments and cartilages.
What are the most common orthopedic injuries?
7 most common orthopedic injuries include:
- Hip, knee or other joint dislocation
- Vascular compromise
- Muscle sprains
- Pelvic fractures
- Open fractures
- Overuse injuries
- Septic arthritis
Will physical therapy be required after surgery?
Post-surgery therapy is highly recommended to bring back bone and muscle health and strength. But, it still depends on the nature of surgery, the accident, a patient’s medical and orthopedic history, current recovery conditions and requirements. We recommend patients consult their doctors and seek medical guidance while deciding about preoperative and postoperative programs.
What are your business hours?
Practice hours at Dallas Orthopedic Associates are 8:00 am to 5:00pm from Mondays to Thursday. For booking appointments, you can either call at (469) 518-7853, email [email protected] or fill our contact form to request a call back from our clinic representative.
Some of our patients are based out of Dallas and can’t attend the doctor’s office in-person. We arrange special telemedicine sessions for them. If you too are based out of Dallas and need our orthopedic specialist in Dallas to assist you, we can book an online session. Please call at this number, email @ or fill our contact form to request an online telemedicine session.
Do your orthopedic surgeons diagnose and/or treat osteoarthritis?
Yes, our orthopedic care clinic provides solutions to all orthopedic conditions including back pain to mild injuries to sensitive arthritis and osteoarthritis symptoms.