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When to See an Orthopedic Surgeon

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When to See an Orthopedic Surgeon

Have you experienced aches and pain lasting for more than a week? Is your knee or back pain aggravating you on a daily basis? What about feeling sore or stiff after waking up from a deep sleep? If you’re experiencing these aches and pains, it’s not something you have to “live with.” Don’t wait any longer to seek medical help. An orthopedic surgeon is your partner and ally in helping you return to a more active, pain-free life. Put simply, an orthopedic surgeon can help you get your life back. Even if you’re leery of surgery, seeing an orthopedic surgeon does not mean you will necessarily need a surgical approach to treat your pain.

What Do Orthopedic Surgeons Do?

Orthopedic surgeons can help reduce your pain. In fact, pain is the most common reason patients seek the help of an orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedic surgeons are medical experts in the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and connective tissues. Common conditions they treat include carpal tunnel syndrome, sports injuries, broken bones, osteoarthritis, and osteoporosis.

You may want to make an appointment with an orthopedic doctor to diagnose or treat many types of body pain, including:

Contact Fox Valley Orthopedics for Help from a Skilled Orthopedist

Whatever type of pain you’re experiencing, a Fox Valley Orthopedics doctor can help. The first step of your journey is to tell us where it hurts – and we don’t expect you to know the exact cause of your pain. That’s our job, to diagnose the cause and treat it. Our team uses proven diagnostic tools to make the most effective treatment plan. Our goal is to get you back to the everyday activities you enjoy so you can live life pain-free as soon as possible.

Call (630) 584-1400 to reach our team at Fox Valley Orthopedics. To request a call or an appointment, please reach out online.