Colorado orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Peter Millett has been recognized by Orthopedics This Week as one of the best shoulder surgeons in the US. This list of the top 28 shoulder surgeons represents leaders in their subspecialty chosen by their peers.What is an orthopedic doctor called?
Orthopedic doctors, or orthopedists, are either medical doctors (MDs) or doctors of osteopathy (DOs) who specialize in treating conditions and injuries involving bones and connective tissue, including tendons, and ligaments. Orthopedists use a variety of treatments, including surgical interventions, casting, bracing and medications.Is orthopedic physical therapy?
Orthopedic physical therapy is the branch of pain management therapies that focuses on the treatment or rehabilitation of injuries to muscles, bones, joints, tendons, and ligaments.Is it orthopedic or orthopaedic?
Both, Orthopedics (or Orthopaedics) is the field of surgery which involves treatment associated with bones and muscles. Medically, the term ‘orthopaedics’ is considered to be correct, while the term ‘orthopedics’ is the most accepted one in general usage.