Painful injuries like fractures and muscle strains are common in auto accidents. Dr. Christopher Walker and the team at Auto Injury Specialists of Florida in Orlando, Florida, offer customized orthopedic care to help your body heal from injuries and relieve your pain while you recover. If you’ve been injured in a car accident, call or schedule an appointment online today.
Orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on injuries and disorders of the musculoskeletal system, which includes your bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Orthopedic care is often an effective option for auto accident injuries, which typically damage your muscles, connective tissue, and bones.
Dr. Walker and the team at Auto Injury Specialists of Florida use orthopedic practices to treat a wide range of injuries and conditions, including:
In addition to injuries, orthopedic specialists treat issues like osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, bone tumors, muscular dystrophy, and physical deformities.
Your doctor provides a physical exam to identify your injury and determine its severity. They’ll also talk to you about how you injured yourself, the nature of your pain, any other symptoms, and your general health and well-being.
They may order diagnostic tests, such as X-rays, MRIs, and blood work, to gather more details about your injury. They discuss your treatment options with you and answer your questions so you can make an informed decision about your care.
The physicians at Auto Injury Specialists of Florida offer customized orthopedic treatments to relieve your pain and help your body heal.
They can diagnose and set broken bones, using immobilizing casts or boots to keep your injured bones still and in the correct position while they heal. Your doctor can also set compound fractures and use pins or plates to hold your bone in place while it heals.
If you sprain or strain a tendon or ligament, they’ll provide appropriate treatment to reduce swelling and keep your injury stable while it heals.
If necessary, the orthopedic specialists at Auto Injury Specialists of Florida can perform orthopedic surgeries like arthroscopy and soft tissue repairs. Arthroscopy is a common, minimally invasive procedure that allows your doctor to examine the inside of a painful joint as they make repairs.
If you’ve sustained an injury in an auto accident or another event, call or book an appointment online today.