Orthopedics is a medical specialty, in the world of health an orthopedist is someone who works to improve your health. A person who works in the field of orthopedics is usually trained to work with children and adults with specific disabilities. People who work in this profession often focus on improving people’s mobility. They also work with the elderly to prevent falls, as well as to avoid injuries that can be caused by elderly patients who fall from too great a height. Many times, a physician working in this field specializes in a particular disability or condition that many people may have.
These professionals are in charge of helping people with mobility problems. There are many different types of doctors and they may specialize in children with special needs, while others work with older people in wheelchairs. The doctor you see may specialize in helping people with certain spinal problems.