There is no specific name for a doctor that focuses only on knee problems, but an orthopedic doctor specializes in the needs of the musculoskeletal system. This system of the body includes the bones, ligaments and joints... More »

Knee pain that occurs after running, often called runner's knee, is treated with rest, ice, compression and elevation. Sufferers can also take anti-inflammatory painkillers, purchase arch supports for shoes and stretch t... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

"Knee scope" is another term for a knee arthroscope. An arthroscope is a tool used by a surgeon to see inside the knee and treat injury or disease in the joint, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. This type of surgery i... More » Health Diagnostics & Imaging

A pediatric neurologist is a doctor who diagnoses and treats problems with the central and peripheral nervous system in children. These doctors are trained to work with a variety of disorders, including epilepsy, physica... More » Business & Finance Careers

Rheumatologists diagnose and treat conditions that affect the musculoskeletal system, such as osteoarthritis, the American College of Rheumatology states. They evaluate sources of discomfort, such as stiffness, soreness ... More » Business & Finance Careers

Osteopath doctors are medical doctors whose treatments are based on the belief that many diseases are caused by problems in the musculoskeletal system. While modern doctors of osteopathy undergo the same training as othe... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

The letters after a doctor's name indicate the advanced degree program the doctor completed, according to The most common letters are M.D. for medical doctor and Ph.D. for doctor of philosophy. More »