What Is Orthopaedics?
The treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions is one of the most complex acts in medicine.
The Impact of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Texas
Over 30 percent of patients in the state’s Employees Retirement System of Texas Featured a musculoskeletal diagnosis in 2017.
The Musculoskeletal System Is Complicated
Learn why orthopaedic surgeons have such extensive training.
The Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Training
At Least Nine Years of Training
Orthopaedic surgeons complete at least nine years of training following undergraduate study before they are prepared for independent practice.
The Orthopaedic Surgeon’s Work Week
A 24/7 Commitment
For many orthopaedic surgeons, the job is a seven-day-a-week commitment.
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Nate Mesko, MD shows us why.