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Orthopedic medicine

Shirley's story

Shirley had been having pain in her knee for some time. It was getting progressively worse, so she decided to do something about it. Watch Shirley's story.

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Orthopedics involves the care of the musculoskeletal system. This system of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves makes it possible for your body to move.

Our board-certified orthopedic specialists can help you with a variety of health problems with non-surgical or surgical treatments. They have many years of experience working to help patients prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate their orthopedic conditions. Whether you have ongoing pain in joints from regular wear and tear or are experiencing pain from a sports injury, orthopedic specialists can reduce your pain and get you back to an active lifestyle.

Common orthopedic conditions we treat

  • arthritis ? and carpal tunnel syndrome ?
  • knee replacements ?
  • hip replacements ?
  • sports injuries
  • rotator cuff tears ?
  • difficulties with cerebral palsy ? and osteoporosis ?
  • herniated disk ?, low back pain ? and sciatica ?
  • injuries, such as a broken bone, torn ligament, shoulder separation, ankle sprain or muscle strain
  • toe, foot and ankle problems like bunions ? and hammer toe ?
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Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints, which results in pain, swelling, stiffness, and limited movement.

More information on arthritis.

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Carpal tunnel syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve -- the nerve in the wrist that supplies feeling and movement to parts of the hand.

More on carpel tunnel syndrome.

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Knee replacements

Knee replacement surgery can relieve the pain so that you can again take part in the activities you enjoy.

More on knee replacements.

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Hip replacements

Age, injury or disease can cause hip joints to "wear out," limiting your ability to walk, climb stairs and do activities. If this happens to you, a total hip replacement surgery is one option to consider. This surgery can relieve the pain so that you can again take part in the activities you enjoy.

More on hip replacement.

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Rotator cuff tears

Rotator cuff repair is a type of surgery to fix a torn tendon in the shoulder.

More on rotator cuff tears.

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Cerebral palsy difficulties

Cerebral palsy is a condition, sometimes thought of as a group of disorders that can involve brain and nervous system functions such as movement, learning, hearing, seeing, and thinking.

More on cerebral palsy difficulties.

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Osteoporosis difficulties

Osteoporosis is the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density over time.

More on osteoporosis.

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Herniated disk

A herniated (slipped) disk occurs when all or part of a spinal disk is forced through a weakened part of the disk.

More on herniated disks.

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Low back pain

Pain felt in your lower back may come from the spine, muscles, nerves, or other structures in that region. It may also radiate from other areas like your mid or upper back, a hernia in the groin, or a problem in the testicles or ovaries.

More on low back pain.

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Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg.

More on sciatica.

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A bunion is when your big toe points toward the second toe. This causes a bump on the inside edge of your toe.

More on bunions.

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Hammer toe

Hammer toe is a deformity of the toe, in which the end of the toe is bent downward.

More on hammer toe.

Orthopedic specialists

Orthopedic Providers.Buffalo

Allina Health Clinic Buffalo

Buffalo Clinic

Community Health Topic - Orthopedics

Learn more about knee and shoulder arthritis from Timothy Muratore, MD, orthopedic surgeon at Allina Health Clinic - Buffalo.

Thank you to SWTV 19 Community Television and the City of Buffalo for their partnership.

Orthopedics – Part 1

Knee arthritis
Resource: SWTV Community Television
Created date: April 21, 2014

Orthopedics - Part 2

Shoulder arthritis
Resource: SWTV Community Television
Created date: April 21, 2014