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Orthopedic Injuries

Orthopedic injuries involve a wide range of issues that affect the musculoskeletal system. From sports-related issues to overuse, falls, factures, dislocations, muscle stress and more, our orthopedic doctors are highly sought for their expertise in progressive treatments. As a leader in care, we not only treat the injury for our patients, we also take the extra step of providing education to prevent new ones. Request an appointment or a second opinion with an orthopedic specialist today.

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What are Orthopedic Injuries?

Orthopedic injuries are those that affect the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, muscles, ligaments and tendons. Trauma can be the result of work or sports-related injuries, overuse, surgery or other incidents like falls, fractures, sprains, dislocations, muscle stress or injuries from automobile accidents; the resulting pain and limited movement can hinder the body’s ability to function normally.
Orthopedic injuries are usually classified into two categories:

  • Acute--injuries are of sudden onset, caused by high-intensity forces, and of short duration, such as sprains, strains, and contusions
  • Chronic—injuries resulting from overuse caused by low-intensity forces for long duration or injuries that occur multiple times, such as a chronic sprained ankle

Florida Hospital Orthopedic Institute

Orthopedic injuries cover a wide range of conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system. That’s why Florida Hospital, renowned for its progressive orthopedic programs, has a team of physicians who specialize in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system.

Locations for Orthopedic Injuries