Dr. Warren Strudwick is an experienced board-certified orthopedic surgeon in the Oakland and East Bay area who specializes in the treatment of shoulders and knees. During his career, he has successfully treated patients with all kinds of joint injuries, sports ailments, and more.
What is orthopaedics?
Orthopaedics is the field of study that focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and deformities to the human musculoskeletal system. This includes disorders that affect the bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, tendons, as well as the nerves and the skin.
Much of orthopaedics is dedicated to surgical procedures, as many injuries to the muscles, joints and bones may only be able to be healed using surgery. At Bay Area Orthopaedic and Sports Specialists, we offer both surgical and non-surgical treatments with one of the top orthopaedic surgeons the Bay Area and Oakland have to offer.
Warren J. Strudwick, Jr., M.D.
Warren J. Strudwick, Jr. M.D. is a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon who got his medical degree from the Howard University College of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He has dedicated the last 30 years of his life to treating knee and shoulder injuries, musculoskeletal conditions, and other painful conditions caused by degeneration, overuse, trauma, and work accidents. Dr. Strudwick, an orthopedic doctor in Oakland and Bay Area, works with sports teams, universities, and individuals alike.
If you experience any of the following, then surgery may be the best option for you.
▸ If you have bone damage
Accidents and diseases such as osteoarthritis can cause severe bone damage that conservative approaches like medication and physical therapy won’t be able to fix. If X-rays and imaging tests show that this is the case, then surgery with our orthopedic surgeon in Oakland and Bay Area may be necessary.
▸ If you have a joint deformity
In some cases, bone deformity may be caused as a result of severe injury to the bone, joints or cartilage. When visible deformity develops, it is a clear sign that you need surgery as soon as possible.
▸ If you have severe pain and joint stiffness
If your condition or injury has progressed intensively, resulting in severe pain and chronic joint stiffness, chances are that conservative methods won’t help you heal. So, in such cases, we may recommend surgery as a treatment method.
A new and improved
approach to joint surgery
At Bay Area Orthopaedic and Sports Specialists, we are proud to have one of the best orthopedic surgeons the Bay Area and Oakland have to offer, to give our patients the top service and results. Thanks to our advanced biologic regenerative treatments, our joint surgeries are now improved to be more effective.
Below, you can find the different types of surgeries our orthopedic doctor in Oakland and Bay Area performs, and how they are complemented by these treatments.
Here, a tiny needle-sized camera is used to view the knee’s pathology in colored HD. This helps the surgeon to remove all the damaged tissue accurately without impacting the healthy intact tissue. After this, regenerative cells can be administered directly to the site of the incision to reduce any risk of infection and encourage quick healing.
If you tear your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), you may experience pain and instability. Furthermore, you have a higher risk of developing arthritis. PRP or Bone Marrow Stem Cells can be used to inject the knee joint to speed up recovery time while reducing pain, inflammation, and swelling.
Partial knee replacement
A partial knee replacement is required only when a single part of your knee is damaged. It is a procedure where the inside or the outside portion of your knee, or your kneecap is replaced. This is less intensive and less invasive compared to total knee replacement surgery.
Total knee replacement
When your entire knee joint is damaged due to arthritis, a total knee replacement is usually required. It helps to get rid of pain and restore function.
If you think that you can benefit from orthopedic treatments and surgeries, make sure to contact your orthopedic doctor in East Bay today to schedule a consultation.
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