Orthopaedics is the branch of medicine that involves diagnosis, management and treatment of bone and joint problems or ailments. The branch engages in the study of a whole host of diagnostic, therapeutic and surgical orthopaedic services to treat problems in children and adults like for their bone, joint or connective tissues. An orthopaedic surgeon is a physician who conducts surgery, casting and bracing to treat problems of the bones and joints apart from treating injuries to bones and joints.
Some signs or symptoms are such that you should not ignore and see an orthopaedic doctor immediately. They include: