The term orthopedics refers to the sector of medicine which specializes in treating deformities in muscles or bones. Orthopedic injuries include bone fractures, dislocation, torn ligaments or sprains. These types of injuries can be painful, debilitating and will likely interfere with daily tasks.
Because orthopedic injuries cover such a broad spectrum, treatment can vary from a cast for a broken bone to surgery for the more serious injuries. There is wide range of available treatment options for orthopedic injuries. The following pages provide information on available orthopedic injury resources throughout Florida.