Orthopedic doctors focus on correcting problems with the bones and muscles, especially any deformities or disorders in the body's musculoskeletal system, according to the Illinois Bone and Joint Institute. Some orthopedi... More »

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Patients can find a good orthopedic doctor for shoulders by comparing reviews in reputable orthopedic publications, such as Orthopedics This Week and Becker’s Spine Review. In addition to the names of the surgeons and wh... More »

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An orthopaedic doctor is one who specializes in the musculoskeletal system, which includes bones, joints, ligaments, nerves, tendons and muscles, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Orthopaedic doc... More »

A doctor who addresses disorders of the bones and joints is called an orthopedist. An orthopedist corrects deformities or impairments of function in the skeletal system. More »

Examples of conditions that are considered a disability for SSI include impairments related to the musculoskeletal system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, respiratory system and disorders that affect multiple bo... More »

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The musculoskeletal system's primary function is to connect tissues to bones, thus establishing a physical framework to support the body's weight during movement. This system is given commands via interconnected nerves t... More »

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A rheumatologist is a board-certified internist who has undergone additional training in diseases and conditions affecting the bones, joints and muscles. Pediatricians may become rheumatologists as well. More »

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