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Orthopaedic Specialists

Bone and Joint Specialists orthopaedic surgeons practice the specialized area of medicine known as Orthopaedics, which focuses on the care and treatment of patients who have sustained an injury or illness to the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes bones, ligaments, muscles, tendons, and nerves. Although disorders such as joint degeneration or a torn ligament may require surgical intervention, we treat most patients with orthopedic problems successfully without surgery.

Our orthopaedic surgeons treat a vast array of musculoskeletal conditions, as listed below:

There are many causes of joint pain. Early Evaluation and treatment can provide pain relief even without surgery. Bone and Joint Specialists have devoted our practice to the nonsurgical treatment of joint pain/arthritis as well as total joint replacement.

Our Orthopaedic Surgeons

Dr. Bartholomew, Dr. KohenDr. Schmitt

Bone and Joint Specialists Orthopaedic Surgeons are experts for the treatment of joint pain, joint injuries and joint disorders, including arthritis and trauma. 

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Arthroscopy is a technique that allows surgeons to diagnose, visualize, and treat a variety of joint problems. Arthroscopic Surgery can treat common problems such as rotator cuff tears, meniscal tears, ligament tears, damaged and loose cartilage, and many other conditions. Arthroscopy is performed using an arthro­scope, a small optic instrument that enables a close look at the inside of a joint through a small skin incision, allowing the patient to make a quick recovery.

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Total joint replacement of the knee, hip, or shoulder is a major undertaking for any patient. Bone and Joint Specialists Orthopaedic Center offers essential education, trained medical staff, and ongoing physical therapy to support the patient throughout recovery. Our orthopaedic surgeons are the best in their field. Coupled with the latest advancements in arthroplasty procedures, patients receive the area’s best orthopedic treatment.

For patients having joint replacement surgery, some of our latest procedures include Birmingham Hip Resurfacing SurgerySignature Custom Fit Shoulder Replacement, and the Signature Custom Fit Knee Replacement which allows a less invasive approach. A less invasive procedure allows patients to bend their joints more quickly after surgery, ensuring a more rapid return to normal function.

At Bone and Joint Specialists, we treat athletes of all ages knowing that getting people “back in the game” is important for both mental and physical well being. Doctor Bartholomew uses his vast knowledge about sports injuries to focus his clinical exam of patients. If required patients will be directed to the highest level of care in specialized musculoskeletal imaging, including MRI scans.

Patients in need of therapy for rehabilitation after an injury can count on expert guidance from a team of therapists under the direction of Dr. Bartholomew. If surgery is necessary, many sports-related injuries can be treated with minimally invasive, arthroscopic surgical techniques, which further hasten the athletes return to competition. If sports are your thing, we can help. Make an appointment to see one of our doctors today.

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