At Orange County Orthopedic Center, our diagnosis is carefully based on the type of pain you describe, your medical history, and any evaluations or diagnostic tests that our doctors determine are necessary.
Joint replacement is typically used as a last resort when other methods for treatment are not effective. If you have tried other avenues for relief and are finding that your everyday activities are still limited and you are in continuous pain, your doctor might talk to you about joint replacement therapy for your knees, hips, or shoulders.
Sometimes, the best care for our patients involves the use of medications. All medications, both over-the-counter and prescription, will be supervised by one of our orthopedic doctors and will be part of the bigger picture of your care.
Orthopedic care can involve a wide range of different approaches. Outside of surgical procedures and total joint replacements, orthopedic treatments can include…
During rehabilitation, the focus is on helping you to completely recover after your surgery or injury. This phase of your care involves restoring your full range of motion and flexibility as well as preparing you in other ways, such as psychologically and socially. Rehabilitation involves training and therapy.
At our orthopedic center, we seek to deliver the best and most complete care to our patients. If non-surgical treatment methods are not effective, we utilize surgical procedures for treatment. In many cases, our surgical treatments are minimally invasive, which means that there is less bleeding and scarring and quicker recovery times.
Sciatic pain is characterized by discomfort that originates in the lower back and travels down one or both legs. It follows the path of the sciatic nerve, and the pain can be minimal, severe, infrequent, or constant – or anywhere in between.
A non-invasive approach, physical therapy is a treatment method that combines repeated exercises with…
Manufactured by Axiom Worldwide, DRX9000 is used to help our patients find non-invasive relief from a wide variety of back problems. Through the application of spinal decompression therapy, patients receive treatment for sciatica, herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, lower back pain, and more. DRX9000 can reduce the need for approaches such as medication and spinal surgery. DRX stands for Decompression Reduction Extraction, and this particular machine is the best in the industry.
Numerous health conditions, including chronic ones, can lead to a great deal of pain, discomfort, and suffering, not to mention the financial toll they take. But the good news is that there are solutions.