WHO WILL BE TREATING ME?
You will be treated by an orthopedic surgeon. Orthopedics is the knowledge of musculoskeletal diseases. In germany the Fachärzte für Orthopädie are the orthopedic specialists. Orthopedic diseases may affect newborns, elderly and everyone in between. Forms of treatment are manual methods like chiropractic and orthotics, shots, surgery and prescriptions of massage or physiotherapy.
Through examination we will assess for postural problems as the underlying causes for complaints. With enough experience, many cases can be dealt with without the use of x-ray or tomographic imaging techniques. So orthopedics is much more than just an image and a shot.