Orthopedic Conditions Treated

The following conditions are some of the most common treated by orthopedic surgeons. These orthopedic surgeons offer expert care for many other related medical problems. If you need care for a condition not listed here, please call (708) 660-INFO (4636) to find a doctor who can help you.

  • Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear: Partial or complete tear of the part of the knee joint connecting the thigh bone to the shin bone.
  • Avascular necrosis (also called osteonecrosis): Death of bone tissue due to a lack of blood supply in the joints.
  • Back pain
  • Bone cancer (Bone sarcoma)
  • Bursitis: Swelling and irritation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between muscles, tendons, and joint.
  • Capsulitis: Inflammation of the lining of a joint.
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome: Condition that causes numbness, tingling, weakness, or muscle damage in the hand and fingers.
  • Concussion management
  • Degenerative disc disease: Degeneration of discs in the spine.
  • Femoroacetabular impingement: Abnormal development of bones in the hip.
  • Gait abnormalities: Irregular walking patterns.
  • Hip dysplasia: Dislocation of the hip joint present at birth.
  • Knee pain
  • Meniscus tear: A tear in the shock-absorbing cartilage (meniscus) of the knee.
  • Osteoarthritis: Degeneration of cartilage in joints.
  • Osteomyelitis: Infection in the bone.
  • Proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD): Rare birth defect affecting the pelvis and thigh bone.
  • Rotator cuff injury: Injury to the area inside the shoulder.
  • Sacroiliac joint pain: Common cause of lower back pain.
  • Shoulder dislocation
  • Shoulder impingement: Inflammation of the rotator cuff tendons and bursa in the shoulder.
  • Shoulder pain
  • Stress fracture: A crack in a bone, commonly found in the lower legs and feet.
  • Tendonitis: Swelling and/or inflammation of a tendon.
  • Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) injury: Pain on the inside of the elbow, most common in baseball and softball pitchers.
  • Wrist fracture