General orthopedics is a field of medicine that focuses on the comprehensive treatment of multiple orthopedic conditions often sustained with age or traumatic injury. General orthopedic surgeons treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions, often at the same time. Dr. John Atwater is a spine specialist, but also a general orthopedic surgeon who treats the musculoskeletal system as a whole. Any injury or disease in the bones, joints, and soft tissues can be treated by Dr. Atwater at OSA here in Vero Beach and surrounding cities.
General orthopedic surgeons usually perform procedures such as reconstructive surgeries, tumor resections, joint replacement surgery, and other orthopedic treatments that are all part of a detailed treatment plan. In this section of our blog, we will cover a variety of conditions, procedures, and a variety of treatment options available for general orthopedic conditions and surgeries.
An orthopedic specialist should be a part of your treatment plan if you’re dealing with back pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, or any other kind of pain that was caused by injury, aging, or disease. [...]