In part 1 of our Orthopedic Surgery Terms Explained [Easy Guide for Patients], we explained some terms you might find useful when talking to an orthopaedic surgeon about your diagnostic procedures, and in Part 2 – parts of the body mainly affected by orthopedic conditions.
Today, we are going to talk about the terms concerning common orthopedic conditions, especially those that need surgical attention. If you don’t find what you are looking for here, please call our outpatient surgery center in the triangle.
It’s an inflammation of a joint, usually accompanied by pain, swelling, and sometimes change in structure.
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