Reasons You Need to See an Orthopedic Specialist

Our musculoskeletal system is an essential part of our body.  You might be unsure when and if to find an orthopedic surgeon.  Dr. Vinay Chopra offers state-of-art equipment and treatment for orthopedic and spine problems. He and the team offer comprehensive medical care and pain relief. They ensure they take time with you as their patients to answer all your concerns and create a customized treatment plan to suit your needs.  To learn more about available services at Genesis Orthopaedic and Spine, call the practice or schedule a consultation online today.

What are Some of the Services Offered at the Clinic?

Lower back pain Specialist

Lower back pain is a prevalent health issue and results from various types of injuries and degenerative diseases. Some lower back pain is linked to muscle strain, connective injuries, arthritis, spinal stenosis, and comprehensive structure.

How is Lower Back pain Managed and Treated?

The physician at the clinic will do comprehensive medical exams to identify your back pain’s underlying cause. They mainly use x-rays, MRIs, and nerve conduction approaches to show the location of the injury or the disease at the root of your pain. Treatments for lower back pain include, among others, the following:

  • Epidural injections
  • Trigger injections
  • Selective nerve root blocks
  • Spinal infusion
  • Discography

Sports Injury Specialist

Below are some of the common sports injuries:

  • Shin splints
  • Strains
  • Sprains
  • Fractures
  • Joint dislocation
  • Pulled or torn muscles
  • Neck pain
  • Back pain

How are sports Injuries Diagnosed and Treated?

The specialist will first discuss your symptoms and what led up to the injury at the beginning of the diagnostic process. A physical exam follows to give the physician a chance to assess the area and determine the extent of any pain, swelling, or unusual sensation. The clinic offers in-house digital x-ray technology to allow your specialist to see any displacement of internal tissues. See below the advanced technology treatment options that you can access at the clinic:

  • Ultrasound-guided tendon and joint injections
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections
  • Bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) stem cell injections
  • Physical therapy
  • Trigger points injections
  • Facet joint injections
  • Epidural injections
  • Concussion management
  • Radiofrequency ablation

Neck pain specialist

Many factors can cause your neck pain, and they include:

  • Cervical spondylosis
  • Emotional stress
  • Arthritis
  • Poor posture
  • Injury or trauma accidents

How is Neck pain Diagnosed and Treated?

The specialist starts by engaging you in reviewing your medical history and your current symptoms at the clinic. They might recommend an imaging test such as X-rays or bloodwork to identify the levels of inflammation and other essential aspects of your overall health.  The mode of treatment will depend on your needs. The team will recommend the below treatments mode including:

  • Platelet-rich plasma
  • Trigger point injections
  • Massage
  • Physical therapy and rehabilitative exercises
  • Bracing or splinting
  • Hot or cold therapy
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Facet joint injections
  • Neck braces

To learn more about the available services, contact the clinic by calling or booking an appointment online.