Managing Non-operative Injuries and Chronic Pain
Orthopaedics has a rheumatologist and nurse practitioner to help in the care of patients with non-operative musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. This team works closely with the surgeon members of the department so that the appropriate medical or surgical care can be provided to all patients. Screening and care of patients with
back pain as part of our
Spine Center is an important component of this division.
Diagnosis and Medical Management
BIDMC's active musculoskeletal medicine program provides diagnosis and medical management for acute, sub-acute and chronic non-surgical musculoskeletal complaints.
- Physical therapy
- Joint aspiration
- Trigger point injections
- Chronic pain interventions
- Bracing and casting for a wide variety of disorders
Osteoarthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Expertise
Our team has proven expertise in
rheumatoid arthritis as well as soft tissue rheumatic disease. This service is easily accessible and appointments are made for within 48 hours.
Musculoskeletal Medicine Specialist Profiles
To read a brief profile on our musculoskeletal medicine specialists, click on the following links: