An orthopedic surgeon is a medical doctor who specializes in diagnosing and treating problems with the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Orthopedic surgeons may treat conditions such as arthritis, sports injuries, back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, fractures, and scoliosis. They may also perform surgeries such as hip replacement or knee surgery.
Orthopedic surgeons in Alton IL often work closely with other medical professionals, such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, and radiologists. They may also work with athletes and other people who are physically active. Orthopedic surgeons also help people recover from injuries or conditions that affect their mobility.
Meet Our Orthopedic Surgeon
The Orthopedic services at Alton MultiSpecialists provide relief from injuries or illnesses affecting the bones. Dr. Randall J. Rogalsky, M.D. is our board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in healing and repairing broken bones, torn ligaments and other injuries to the skeletal system. Dr. Rogalsky partners with Alton local hospitals to provide Orthopedic Surgery services. Degeneration of the joints and arthritis can be treated by knee or hip joint replacement. Dr. Rogalsky also treats sports injuries with techniques such as arthroscopic surgery.