Orthopaedics is the branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and/or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.
Orthopaedic surgery corrects problems that arise in the skeleton and its attachments, the ligaments and tendons. It may also deal with some problems of the nervous system, such as those that arise from injury of the spine.
Sports medicine is an orthopedic specialty, and focuses on the prevention and treatment of injuries or illnesses resulting in participation of athletic activities. Whether you’re making the decision for orthopaedic care, or would just like to expand your knowledge, Dr. Millican has a wide array of experience in both orthopedic surgery and sports medicine, and can assist you with your medical needs.
Sports & Exercise
Sports and other physical activities are mainstays of American Culture. In order to maintain a healthy lifestyle, it is vital to remain physically active. While sports can enable you to do this, participation in sports can leave you susceptible to injury. No matter how prepared you are for an activity, the possibility of injury remains, but by following recommended guidelines for various activities, you can significantly diminish the risk of injury. Read More about Sports & Exercise