Orthopedic Surgery Center, Schaumburg, IL
Musculoskeletal health is a crucial part of overall health and well-being. Some musculoskeletal issues can be remedied through Physical Therapy or (opens in a new tab). Other issues require surgery by an experienced, knowledgeable orthopedic surgeon.
Schaumburg Surgery Center, LLC performs a variety of orthopedic, podiatric and pain management procedures. We specialize in the most advanced, minimally invasive procedures to help our patients get back to their desired level of activity as quickly as possible. Call or make an appointment today.
FAQs on Orthopedic Surgery
What Is Orthopedic Surgery?
Orthopedic surgery is any procedure performed on the body to correct a musculoskeletal injury or condition. Most orthopedic surgeries are performed on the ankle, knee, hip, wrist, elbow, shoulder and spine.
These treatment procedures are performed:
- Via open surgery
- Using an arthroscope (a thin, flexible scope used in minimally-invasive surgery)
What Conditions Are Treated By Orthopedic Surgery?
Some of the most common musculoskeletal disorders include:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- De Quervain’s syndrome
- Degenerative disc disease
- Digital neuritis
- Epicondylitis (tennis elbow)
- Ligament sprains
- Mechanical back syndrome
- Muscle or tendon strain
- Radial tunnel syndrome
- Rotator cuff tendonitis
- Ruptured or herniated disc
- Tendonitis: tendon swelling
- Tension neck syndrome
- Thoracic outlet compression
- Trigger finger or thumb
What Orthopedic Surgeries Do You Perform?
The most common orthopedic surgeries are performed on the ankles, knees, hips, wrists, bones, spine and shoulders. Common procedures performed by our surgeons include:
- Shoulder arthroscopy
- Soft tissue repair
- Joint replacement
- Revision joint surgery
- Bone fracture repair
- Carpal tunnel release
- Knee arthroscopy
- Knee replacement
- Removal of support implant
- Repair of femoral neck fracture
- Repair of trochanteric fracture
- Hip replacement
- Anterior Cervical Decompression & Spine Fusion
- Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear (ACL) Reconstruction
- Arch Pain
- Arthroscopic Debridement
- Biceps Tendon Rupture Surgery
- Biceps Tenodesis
- Broken Collarbone Surgery
- Cartilage Repair
- Cervical Myelopathy
- Closed Reduction of the Finger Surgery
- Closed Reduction Treatment of the Elbow
- Elbow Arthroscopy
- Forearm Fracture in Children
- Golfer’s Elbow Injury Surgery
- Medial Collateral Ligament Repair
- Meniscus Tear Repair
- Minimally Invasive Surgery
- PCL Reconstruction
- Reverse Total Shoulder Surgery
- Rotator Cuff Surgery
- Shoulder Arthritis Surgery
How Can I Prepare for Orthopedic Surgery?
The most important thing you can do before and after an orthopedic surgery is to follow your surgeon’s orders precisely. Since the types of orthopedic surgeries vary greatly, the specifics of your pre and post-operative care plan will depend on the type of surgery you receive.
However, there are a number of ways you can ensure a successful surgery regardless of the procedure.
- Maintain your fitness levels where possible and practical
- Avoid smoking, especially 2 weeks prior to surgery
- Make sure you’re prepared to rent/purchase assistive devices if necessary
- If you’ll need crutches or a walker post-surgery, practice using them at home
For more information on how to best prepare for your surgery, read our detailed (opens in a new tab) guide.