Orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system, which is made up of your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. Caring for more than 25,000 patients and performing over 15,000 procedures annually, we are Eastern North Carolina’s trusted leader in orthopedic care.
Advanced Treatment. Patient-Centered Care.
Orthopedics is the medical specialty that focuses on injuries and diseases of your body’s musculoskeletal system. This system includes your bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves, and allows you to move, work, and be active.
At Orthopaedics East, we’ve seen everything — and we stay up to date on the latest treatments and techniques to get you back in action. As specialists and as partners in your care, our job is to understand your condition and personal goals and together choose from a spectrum of surgical and non-surgical options to meet your needs.
It’s an approach that has made us the leader in orthopedic care across Eastern North Carolina for more than 35 years.
Arthritis and Osteoarthritis
Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of your joints that causes pain, swelling and stiffness. It can be caused by natural aging, injury, inflammation, or bodily disease. In the United States, 23% of all adults — more than 54 million people — have arthritis. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting approximately 43 million people in the U.S. Osteoarthritis is also known as degenerative joint disease, in which the cartilage lining of a joint wears away over time. At that point, your bones begin to rub against each other, resulting in friction, swelling, pain, stiffness, and instability.
Soft Tissue Repair and Restoration
Regenerative medicine, also called ortho-biologics, is an advanced and rapidly expanding field in orthopedics that focuses on the use of stem cell treatments to repair and/or restore damaged tissues that have failed to repair themselves. Such treatments include, but are not limited to, platelet-rich plasma (PRP), stem cell therapy (BMC) and amniotic injection therapy.
Schedule an appointment today with one of Eastern North Carolina’s leading orthopedic and sports medicine physicians!