During your lifetime, there is a good chance you'll experience problems with your bones or muscles. You could stumble and twist your ankle carrying groceries from the car. Arthritis may set in as you age, causing joint pain and stiffness. Or occasional back pain may worsen, making it hard for you to work.
Whether you’ve had trouble bouncing back from a sports-related injury, or your age-related aches and pains have become intolerable, it may be time to talk to a Mercy orthopedic specialist. An orthopedic physician specializes in conditions affecting bones and muscles, also called the musculoskeletal system.
Your musculoskeletal system is the network of bones, muscles and tissues that frame your body and allow it to move. It includes:
Mercy’s orthopedic physicians share a passion for protecting and preserving your mobility and strength. With more than 150 orthopedic physicians, Mercy can care for nearly any medical condition or injury that affects the musculoskeletal system. Our areas of expertise include:
Don’t let a bone and muscle problem interfere with your ability to work, play or take care of yourself. Turn to the orthopedic team who cares about your mobility and independence as much as you do. Together we’ll create a treatment plan that gets you back to doing all the things you love.