What is an Orthopedic Doctor?

Orthopedic doctors perform surgery on the musculoskeletal system in order to treat trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and congenital disorders. They are commonly referred to as orthopedic surgeons. They will work closely with sports medicine doctors in order to treat sports injuries. Orthopedists have often been called bone doctors as well.

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New Location for Lowcountry Orthopaedics

The new office, located at 1951 Clements Ferry Road, opened officially in October 2017. It operates like their other four locations – one each in North Charleston and Moncks Corner and two in Summerville –as a full-service office seeing... Continue Reading

The Conformis custom fits and custom makes every knee replacement for each unique patient, using 3D printing technology

3D Printed Knee Replacement: The Perfect Fit

While knee replacements are common, the knee implant itself is unfortunately just as common, offering standard out-of-the-box sizes for a very complex joint that wears and tears differently for every patient. It's also not uncommon for patients to be... Continue Reading

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