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This Is How Orthopedic Injuries are Treated

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If you have an orthopedic injury, you will likely need treatment. There are many ways to treat orthopedic injuries, and the approach that is best for you will depend on the specific injury you have.

In this blog post, we will discuss some of the most common approaches to treating orthopedic injuries. Read on to learn more.


Surgery is one of the most common and effective treatments for orthopedic injuries. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to repair a damaged ligament or tendon. The type of surgery needed will depend on the location and severity of the injury. Depending on your individual case, you may need a minimally invasive procedure or a major open surgery.

Physical Therapy

Physical therapy can be an effective way to treat orthopedic injuries. With physical therapy, you will work with a trained professional to strengthen the affected area and reduce pain. Physical therapists may recommend exercises or stretches to help improve your range of motion and strength in the affected area.

Braces and Splints

In some cases, your doctor may recommend a brace or splint to help immobilize the affected area. Braces and splints can be used to keep the injured area in a fixed position, which can help provide support and reduce pain.


Your doctor may also recommend medications to help treat your orthopedic injury. Pain-relieving medications such as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) can help reduce discomfort while you are undergoing treatment. Your doctor may also prescribe medications to help reduce inflammation, such as corticosteroids.

We Can Help Orthopedic Injury Victims

If you've suffered an orthopedic injury as a result of negligence, you may be owed compensation for your losses. At Greene Broillet & Wheeler, LLP, we have years of experience representing injured individuals in personal injury cases. Contact us today to discuss the details of your case and to find out how we can help you get the compensation that you deserve.

Call our Los Angeles attorneys at (866) 634-4525 or contact us online to get in touch with someone from our team about the details of your case right away. We will fight to recover your full and fair compensation.