The following is a list of common orthopedic problems of the bones and joints. It is posted so that you may further your knowledge and be an informed consumer of healthcare. This knowledge will allow you to not only seek cost effective care, but will enable you to ask the right questions to get the information you need to permit you to make an informed medical decision.

Most of the links are to the Patient Information section of The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons website, an outstanding resource for orthopedic ailments. We have also provided additional resources for you.

Please be aware that Mitchell Brooks, M.D., P.A. does not review or endorse accuracy or effectiveness of materials, treatments or physicians in the Additional Resources section. Furthermore, the treatments suggested are not the sole or only treatments and are meant to be a guide, as is all the information provided in this section.

Common Orthopedic Problems of the Bones and Joints