There are nearly 45 million people over the age of 65 in the United States, and that figure is expected to rise to 98 million by 2060.
With rapid aging and biological changes, you are more prone to orthopedic injuries. Common orthopedic conditions like fractures, Osteoarthritis, dislocation, and Osteoporosis.
is a degenerative disease that typically affects the fingers, hands, ankles, knees, and spine. It can make it difficult to perform everyday activities.
is a bone disease that involves decreasing bone density and bone mass. The body will continuously make new bones and then break down old bone tissue. When the pace is off balance, it causes your bones to become brittle and weak.
Visiting an orthopedic doctor can help the elderly seek personal treatment and care. Specialists can define your diagnosis and create a treatment plan that works. Contact us today to learn more at (323) 264-7600.