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What Is Orthopedics?

What Do Orthopedic Doctors and Physicians Do?

In a nutshell, the study and research of the musculoskeletal system (bones, joints, nerves, etc.) is known as orthopedics. Orthopedics was first developed to treat children who had crippling or debilitating diseases. In fact the word “orthopedic” is derived from the Greek words “ortho,” meaning straight, and “pais,” meaning children or pediatric. Modern orthopedic physicians treat everyone, no matter their age. In general chronic pain, rheumatic diseases, musculoskeletal injuries and arthritis all are part of the large umbrella orthopedics.

While there are many general orthopedists, quite a few physicians specialize in specific parts of the anatomy or certain diseases. Inside the big umbrella of orthopedics there are a number of specialties including:

When To See An Orthopedic Physician

Many people wonder if they should visit their primary care doctor or an orthopedic specialist. There are some specific times that it may speed recovery time to visit the orthopedist directly. Anytime that that there is a suspected traumatic or repetitive motion injury to a bone, joint, tendon or nerve an orthopedic doctor is your best choice for treatment. If the patient is experiencing chronic joint or bone pain, diagnosed with a rheumatic disease, or have arthritis an orthopedic specialist is an important part of treatment.

Some Diseases and Conditions Treated By Orthopedists

There are many diseases, conditions, and injuries treated by orthopedic specialists. A few of these diseases include:

  • Cubital Tunnel Syndrome
  • Frozen Shoulder
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Tennis Elbow
  • Spine and Neck
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Scoliosis
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Sciatica
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Dupuytren’s Contracture
  • Kienböck’s Disease
  • Boutonnière Deformity
  • De Quervain’s Tendinitis
  • Bone, Joint, and Muscle Infections in Children
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Juvenile Arthritis
  • Limb Length Discrepancy
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Neurofibromatosis
  • Rickets
  • Infections after Fracture
  • Lyme Disease
  • Muscle Cramp

Dr. Matt Ahmadi, Foot Doctor in OCDr. Ahmadi is a Board Certified Foot Surgeon and a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Ahmadi earned the Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Barry University School of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He completed his post graduate training in Podiatric medicine and reconstructive foot and ankle surgery at the Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Ahmadi´s residency consisted of three intense surgical years at a level one trauma center where he performed advanced procedures in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery.

As a Foot and Ankle Specialist.

Dr. Ahmadi specializes in reconstructive surgical and non-surgical care for children and adults as well as a wide variety of foot and ankle diseases and disorders. He places emphasis on educating patients about the function and dynamics of the foot and ankle in order to prevent future problems.

The foot and ankle are critically important to the health of the entire body. Dr. Ahmadi strives to help his patients understand these connections and develop useful ways to maintain a healthy functioning of the foot and ankle in relation to movement and posture. Positive results may significantly affect the issues of knee, hip, spinal function, vascular circulation, lung and heart function and emotional well being. Call today 1 (949) 276-8900

Scope and Goal of Practice.

Dr. Ahmadi offers the most advanced state of the art techniques for pain-free surgical and non-surgical treatment of any foot and ankle pathology.  His goal for each patient is painless and pleasing results with early return to activity. Dr. Ahmadi offers services in a wide variety of foot and ankle deformities and pathology such as: