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Orthopedic Conditions & Treatments

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Quiz: Do You Understand Orthopedic Conditions & Treatments?

Test your knowledge by answering the following questions:

Questions
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1

Bursitis is a condition commonly treated by orthopedic physicians.

Explanation:
Orthopedic physicians specialize in diagnosing and treating orthopedic injuries and conditions such as bursitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, knee, hip and joint pain, osteoporosis, sports injuries and tumours.
2

Orthopedic physicians don't treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis.

Explanation:
Orthopedic physicians specialize in diagnosing and treating arthritis, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.
3

During hip replacement surgery, the surgeon puts in an artificial joint made from plastic, ceramic and/or metal.

Explanation:
Orthopedic surgeons also perform hip replacement and knee replacement surgeries due to arthritis. During hip or knee replacement surgery, the surgeon removes the painful joint and replaces it with an artificial joint made from plastic, ceramic and/or metal.
4

Orthopedic conditions may be caused by overuse or sudden injury but not genetics.

Explanation:
Orthopedic conditions may be caused by overuse, chronic pain, genetics, or a sudden injury, like a broken bone or a dislocated hip. Some orthopedic conditions can’t be cured, while others can be treated to reduce pain and improve mobility.
5

The RICE method is a non-surgical treatment your orthopedic physician might recommend.

Explanation:
The treatment your orthopedic doctor recommends will depend on your condition. You may be prescribed the RICE method (rest, ice, compression, elevation), physiotherapy, medication, bracing or orthopedic surgery.