But orthopedic pain is not an inevitable part of aging, and you don’t have to give up the activities you love or suffer in silence. There are more treatment options than ever today, and finding a solution that meets your goals and works with your lifestyle is generally very achievable. Recent innovations in orthopedic care have resulted in minimally invasive surgical procedures that can help you get back to activity much quicker. New pain management protocols and non-surgical treatments can treat a variety of injuries and issues. And personalized rehabilitation programs can help speed recovery time and success.
No matter how extensive – or minor – your orthopedic issues may be, there are comprehensive treatment programs that can deliver life-changing results. You can take steps now to alleviate your pain and minimize the impact on your lifestyle. Learn more about ways to help protect your bones and joints by
For a referral to one of the board-certified orthopedic experts at El Camino Hospital, call 1-800-216-5556.
This article first appeared in the July 2013 edition of the HealthPerks newsletter.