What Conditions Do Orthopedic Spine Surgeons Treat?

What Conditions Do Orthopedic Spine Surgeons Treat

Our spine is our body’s central support structure, which goes through daily stress so we can stand upright and move around freely. No matter how strong or flexible it is, though, it’s not invincible, and it’s still susceptible to injuries and conditions that can drastically affect how your body functions, not to mention the uncomfortable … Read more

Orthopedic Surgeon vs. Neurosurgeon: Who To Call for Spine Surgery

Neurosurgeon​ - LCOS,PC

When people think about getting spine surgery, the most common question is, “Which is better, an orthopedic spine surgeon or a neurosurgeon?” For most sorts of spine surgery, both orthopedic surgeons and neurosurgeons who are specially trained may be considered. This article discusses what the two fields have in common and what makes them different. … Read more

Signs When You Should See an Orthopedic Spine Specialist

Orthopedic Spine Specialist - LCOS,PC

According to recent studies, lower back pain is one of the most common medically-attested causes of physical disability worldwide. In the United States alone, half of the workforce usually experience back pain at some point in their lives. While it seems ordinary, there are circumstances in which you shouldn’t ignore the pain. So when should … Read more

What Are the Causes of Lower Back Pain?

Causes of lower back pain

Lower back pain is a common condition that causes discomfort, affecting most people at some point in their lives. While this pain can be a simple nuisance, the lack of proper treatment and medical attention can lead to expensive hospital treatments and even permanent disabilities. Back pains are also one of the leading causes of … Read more

What Is an Orthopedic Physician: 6 Things You Need to Know

What is an orthopedic physician

Orthopedic physicians specialize in treating the musculoskeletal injuries. These include the bones, ligaments, tendons, joints, and muscles that are important for movement and everyday life. There are more than 200 bones in the human body, so this specialty is in high demand. Orthopedics covers a wide range of conditions, including dislocated joints, hip and back … Read more

COVID19 Update & Information

COVID 19 Information

Litchfield County Orthopedic & Spine, PC (LCOS,PC) is continuing to provide medical care to our patients during this Covid-19 outbreak. Appointments can be provided in person or via telehealth through an option of two audio-video platforms. We are following the CDC Guidelines; if you or your family members have a fever, cough, respiratory infection or … Read more