- Orthopedic departments treat problems that affect your musculoskeletal system. That’s your muscles, joints, bones, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
- The doctors and nurses who run this department deal with everything from setting bone fractures to carrying out surgery to correct problems such as torn ligaments and hip replacements.
- Orthopedic trauma includes fractures and dislocations as well as musculoskeletal injuries to soft tissues.
Treats conditions related to the musculoskeletal system, including joints, ligaments, bones, muscles, tendons and nerves.