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Orthopedic Treatment Options


Orthopedic care is a branch of medicine that deals with diagnosing and treating disorders of the musculoskeletal system. This includes bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves.

Orthopedic care can help relieve pain, restore function, and prevent further damage. Common orthopedic disorders include arthritis, back pain, fractures, and sprains. Treatment options vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. At pain relief institutes, orthopedic specialists offer both surgical and nonsurgical pain relief options. Let's discuss what orthopedic care is and what we can offer here at NJ Institute for Pain Relief.

Nonsurgical

Orthopedic conditions can range from mild to severe. Treatment options vary depending on the type and severity of the condition. In many cases, nonsurgical treatments can help relieve pain and restore function. These may include:

Medications

Joint inflammation occurs when the immune system or damaged tissue releases chemicals that cause swelling and other symptoms in a joint. It can affect just one joint, such as when someone sustains an injury. Over-the-counter or prescription drugs may be used to reduce pain and inflammation.

Physical Therapy

A physical therapist at a pain relief institute can develop an exercise program to stretch and strengthen the muscles and joints. Physical therapy has been proven to ease pain through therapeutic exercises and manual therapy techniques by mobilizing the joint and soft tissue and restoring muscle function. We have experienced physical therapists who can assist you at NJ Institute for Pain Relief.

Lifestyle Changes

Simple changes such as losing weight or quitting smoking can help reduce the risk of developing orthopedic problems or worsening existing conditions.

Surgical

Surgery may be an option if nonsurgical treatments do not relieve your pain or restore function. Surgical procedures we offer at NJ Institute for Pain Relief include:

Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopic surgery is a minimally invasive procedure used to treat a variety of conditions. It is often used to repair torn ligaments, remove damaged cartilage, or drain fluid around a joint. The surgeon makes small incisions and inserts a camera and small surgical instruments into the joint. This allows the surgeon to see the inside and make repairs without making a large incision. Surgical and recovery treatment options are tailored to each patient's acute or chronic pain.

Fusion

Fusion surgery can help relieve pain by removing movement between the bones. This is a surgery that connects two or more bones together. The bones may be in your spine, hip, knee, or ankle.

Joint Replacement

This is a surgery to replace a damaged joint with an artificial joint. It is usually done when nonsurgical treatments have not helped, and the pain limits your daily activities.

Orthopedic surgery can help relieve pain, restore function, and prevent further damage. Treatment options vary depending on the type and severity of the condition.

Conclusion

NJ Institute for Pain Relief is a pain relief institute. We offer various orthopedic treatment options to help you find relief from your pain. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan that meets your individual needs. Contact us today to learn more about our orthopedic services.

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