Whether it is a fracture or arthrosis in the knee, problems with the hip joints or osteoporosis - these are all cases for the orthopedic surgeon. The specialist for trauma surgery and orthopedics deals with all congenital and acquired disorders and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
So bones, joints and ligaments are just as familiar to him as tendons and muscles. And, not to forget: bursa sacs. The orthopedic surgeon does not always operate, often conservative treatment is sufficient, even in the case of herniated discs.