Find specialists for the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders

Here you will find selected medical experts and specialists in clinics and medical practices for the diagnosis, treatment, surgery and rehabilitation of conditions related to the Bones, the Joints and the Spine. All listed physicians are specialists in their field and have been carefully selected for you according to strict guidelines.

Find medical practitioners and hospitals for specialist medical categories within the Bones, Joints & Spine field.

Ankle joint endoprostheticsElbow endoprostheticsElbow surgeryFoot SurgeryHand endoprostheticsHip SurgeryHip endoprostheticsKnee SurgeryKnee endoprostheticsOrthopaedic RehabilitationOrthopedicsPediatric OrthopedicsPediatric TraumatologyRheumatologyScoliosis SurgeryShoulder ArthroplastyShoulder SurgerySpinal disc endoprostheticsSpine / Spinal SurgerySports MedicineSports traumatologyTraumatology

Find medical practitioners and hospitals for the following treatment emphases within the Bones, Joints & Spine field


Information about bones / joints / spine

The human musculoskeletal system is made up of the skeleton, which consists of bones, joints and the spine, and muscles, tendons and ligaments. The boney skeleton's main function is body support, shape and posture.

Experts for bones / joints / spine

The muscles and ligaments offer body mobility and flexibility. Commonly treated disorders are sports and accident injuries such as joint and bone fractures (e.g. knee and hip) and degenerative disorders such as osteoarthritis or slipped discs.

Prevention, diagnosis and treatment

Prevention, diagnosis and treatmentof disorders, injuries and dysfunctions of the musculoskeletal system are usually treated by experts in the field of orthopedics and trauma surgery.


Within these fields, common subspecialties are endoprosthetics, foot surgery, hand surgery, knee surgery, hip surgery, orthopedics, trauma surgery and spinal surgery in which experts treat disorders of the affected parts of the musculoskeletal system.

For the prevention and diagnosis of the different disorders of the joints, bones and the spine, there are different preventive and diagnostic modalities available such as bone scintigraphy, bone density measurement and arthroscopy.

Conservative treatments or surgical methods

The treatment of orthopedic disorders may be performed conservatively via physical therapy, pain therapy or drugs.

If a conservative treatment isn't possible, surgical methods such as the implantation of artificial joints in endoprosthetics or intervertebral disc surgery in spinal surgery are available.