Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery?

August 3, 2011
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Learn more about Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery?.

Do I *need* surgery? 

Have you been told you should have, or at least that you should consider having Orthopedic Surgery?

 Do you know why?  

Learn more about Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery?.

Do I *need* surgery? 

Have you been told you should have, or at least that you should consider having Orthopedic Surgery?

 Do you know why?  

As a specialty that usually treats pain, we are mainly a specialty that deals with seeking to improve your quality of life.  Not all “abnormalities” seen on an MRI require surgical intervention.  If you have exhausted appropriate non-operative alternatives and you believe that your quality of life is suffering, then perhaps surgery is indicated.   Not sure ??? See below.  

 

Learn more about Are You Considering Having Orthopedic Surgery? at Howard J. Luks, MDHoward J. Luks, MD – Chief of Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy.