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Orthopedic Care for Musculoskeletal Injury

Did you know? Orthopedic surgeons treat everything from ligament injury and joint pain to tennis elbow and spine issues. Whether sports-related or due to chronic arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries can cause long-lasting pain that prevents you from all kinds of activities.

Let us help you develop a healthy lifestyle to protect your bones, joints and muscles from disease or injury.

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Orthopedics: Expert care for all injuries, disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system – your bones, muscles, joints, nerves, tendons, cartilage and spinal discs.

Orthopedic Care for Musculoskeletal Injury

Did you know? Orthopedic surgeons treat everything from ligament injury and joint pain to tennis elbow and spine issues. Whether sports-related or due to chronic arthritis, musculoskeletal injuries can cause long-lasting pain that prevents you from all kinds of activities.

Let us help you develop a healthy lifestyle to protect your bones, joints and muscles from disease or injury.

Musculoskeletal Injuries: The Negative Effects

  • According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, each year musculoskeletal injuries:

    • Are the second highest reason for doctor’s office visits
    • Cause U.S. children to miss 21 million days of school
    • Force U.S. workers to miss more than 147 million days of work

    Back or spine injuries are among the most common musculoskeletal problems. See all the orthopedic conditions we treat.

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Knee Pain: When Surgery Helps

At 42, Lo Davis seemed too young to need knee surgery.

According to his orthopedic surgeon, David Diduch, MD, the issue for Davis wasn't if he needed surgery, but when. Davis chose knee surgery now and was glad he did.

Do you have knee pain? Find out what symptoms could be serious, how to prevent knee damage and how surgery helped Davis' knee pain.

Sports Medicine: On and Off the Field

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Orthopedics for Children

Our pediatric experts provide friendly care for your child's orthopedic needs.

At UVA Children's Hospital, we provide care for injuries, disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system — the bones, muscles and joints.

Learn more
 about pediatric orthopedics.

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