With so much overlap between medical disciplines and specializations, it is often difficult for an individual to discern which type of doctor to see for their problem. This is especially true for orthopedics and rheumatology, as both of these types of physicians treat joint pain. Orthopedists are surgeons who address bone and joint diseases and…
Tri-compartmental Syndrome (Osteoarthritis)
Did you know that your knee is an extremely complex hinge joint that contains three separate compartments? The three compartments are comprised of the medial (on the inside of the knee), lateral (the outside of the knee) and patellofemoral compartments (the front part of the knee that lies between the kneecap and the thigh bone)….