How Do I Know If I Need an Orthopaedic Surgeon?

June 12, 2023

Identifying Signs that Indicate a Need for an Orthopaedic Surgeon

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If you're experiencing pain, stiffness, or discomfort in your bones, muscles, tendons, or joints, you may need an orthopaedic surgeon. Here are some signs that it's time to seek medical attention:

  • Persistent pain or swelling in a joint or limb
  • Joint stiffness or limited range of motion
  • Difficulty performing everyday activities like walking, standing, or carrying objects
  • A visible deformity or abnormality in a joint or limb
  • Pain or discomfort that wakes you up at night
  • A feeling of instability or weakness in a joint or limb
  • Tingling or numbness in a limb or extremity
  • Difficulty using your hands or fingers
  • A recent injury or trauma to a bone or joint

If you're experiencing any of these symptoms, it's important to seek medical attention from an orthopaedic specialist who can diagnose and treat your condition.

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At OrthoNJ, our highly skilled team of Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Specialists are ready to address any musculoskeletal injury or condition. We pride ourselves on providing expert medical care in a professional, understanding, and empathetic environment, with numerous locations throughout New Jersey.

You're not alone in this journey - if you're experiencing any discomfort in your muscles, we invite you to contact us today. We're committed to helping you regain the quality of life you deserve.

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