What does the orthopedist treat?

Whether it's arthitis or Trauma, patients need the best. Our group of Top Orthopedic Surgeons are leaders in treament of this patologies. 

You have more than 300 bones and joints in your body. An orthopedic doctor specializes in the health of these bones and joints, and can help diagnose and treat your ailments. A limited range of motion can signify joint disease such as arthritis. It’s important to see a specialist to prevent your condition from getting worse. Have you recently suffered from a soft tissue injury, such as a sprained ankle, twisted knee, or busted wrist? Call a doctor and ask them for their earliest available appointment. +55 21 995 098 868

This are the list of some injuries that ours specialists treat.

Sports and Exercises

  • Gymnastics Injury Prevention
  • A Guide to Safety for Young Athletes
  • A Patient's Experience with Torn ACL
  • ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?
  • Additional Resources on Sports Safety
  • Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
  • Aerobic Exercise
  • Athletic Shoes
  • Baseball Field Safety
  • Baseball Injury Prevention
  • Basketball Injury Prevention
  • Beginning a Weight Training Program
  • Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow
  • Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder
  • Burners and Stingers
  • Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
  • Common Knee Injuries
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Creatine Supplements
  • Cross Training
  • Daily Activity Log
  • Effects of Aging
  • Exercise and Bone and Joint Conditions
  • Exercise Walking
  • Female Athletes: Health Problems Caused by Extreme Exercise and Dieting
  • Fitness Resources
  • Flexibility Exercises for Young Athletes
  • Football Injury Prevention
  • Golf Injury Prevention
  • Hamstring Muscle Strain
  • Heat Injury
  • Helmet Use
  • High School Sports Injuries
  • High School Sports Injuries: Safe Return to Play
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Strains
  • Hockey Injury Prevention
  • Horseback Riding Injury Prevention
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Tendon Bursitis
  • Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
  • Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
  • Meniscal Tear
  • Meniscal Transplants
  • Muscle Contusion (Bruise)
  • Muscle Cramp
  • Muscle Strains in the Thigh
  • Physical Activity for Children
  • Physical Activity for Persons with Mental Retardation
  • Physical Activity for Seniors
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
  • Prevent Yoga Injuries
  • Recreational Activities and Childhood Injuries
  • Return To Play
  • Risks of Steroid Use
  • Rotator Cuff Tears
  • Rotator Cuff Tears and Treatment Options
  • Rotator Cuff Tears: Frequently Asked Questions
  • Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
  • Running Injury Prevention
  • Safe Exercise
  • Selecting Home Exercise Equipment
  • Seniors and Exercise
  • Shin Splints
  • Shoulder Impingement
  • Shoulder Separation
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Skiing Injury Prevention
  • Snapping Hip
  • Soccer Injury Prevention
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries and Baby Boomers
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sprains and Strains: What's the Difference?
  • Sprains, Strains and Other Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Starting an Exercise Program
  • Stay Active: Safe at Any Age
  • Staying Active As You Age
  • Stress Fractures
  • Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
  • Swimming Injury Prevention
  • Tennis Court Safety
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tennis Injury Prevention
  • The Young Athlete
  • Throwing Injuries in the Elbow
  • Tips for a Safe Running Program
  • Unstable Kneecap
  • Volleyball Injury Prevention
  • Warm Up, Cool Down and Be Flexible
  • Weight-Bearing Exercise for Women and Girls
Orthopaedic Treatment Rehabilitation
  • ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?
  • Arthroscopy
  • Artroscopia (Arthroscopy)
  • Bone and Tissue Transplantation
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Care of Casts and Splints
  • Complementary Therapies: Biofeedback
  • Cuidado de yesos y férula (Care of Casts and Splints)
  • Ejercicio después de cirugía del hombro (Shoulder Surgery Exercises)
  • Ejercicio después de reemplazo de rodilla (Knee Replacement Exercises)
  • Ejercicios después de artroscópica (Knee Arthroscopy Exercises)
  • Electrodiagnostic testing
  • Glosarios de exámenes generales de diagnóstico ortopédico (Diagnostic Orthopaedic Glossary)
  • Glucosamina y sulfato de condroitina (Glucosamine, Chondroitin)
  • Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
  • Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate Clinical Trials
  • Guía de ejercicios para la parte baja de la espalda (Back Exercises)
  • How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
  • Internal Fixation for Fractures
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Arthroscopy Exercise Guide
  • Low Back Pain Exercise Guide
  • Meniscal Transplants
  • New Techniques to Restore Articular Cartilage
  • Nonunions
  • Orthotics
  • Osteoporosis Tests
  • Physical Fields
  • Replantation
  • Restoring Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tears and Treatment Options
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Shoulder Surgery Exercise Guide
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Statins and Bone Health
  • Surgery and Smoking
  • Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Thermal Capsulorrhaphy
  • Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine
  • Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis
  • What Are NSAIDs?
  • What is a Hand Surgeon?
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • X-rays, CT Scans and MRIs
  • Arthritis of the Hand
  • Arthritis of the Thumb
  • Arthritis of the Wrist
  • Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Boutonnière Deformity
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Compartment Syndrome
  • Dedo en gatillo (Trigger Finger)
  • deQuervain's Tendinitis
  • Distal Radius Fracture (Colles' Fracture)
  • Distrofia simpático refleja (Sympathetic Reflex Dystrophy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Electrodiagnostic testing
  • Finger Fractures
  • Fingertip Injuries/Amputations
  • Flexor Tendon Injuries
  • Ganglion (Cyst) of the Wrist
  • Hand Fractures
  • Human Bites
  • Kienböck's Disease
  • Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
  • Nerve injuries
  • Quiste sinovial o ganglión (Ganglion Cysts)
  • Rabies
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
  • Replantation
  • Restoring Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury
  • Scaphoid Fracture of the Wrist
  • Síndrome del túnel carpiano (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
  • Sprained Thumb
  • Tendinitis de deQuervain (deQuervain's Tendinitis)
  • Thumb Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist
  • What is a Hand Surgeon?
  • Wrist Arthroscopy
  • Wrist Joint Replacement (Wrist Arthroplasty)
  • Wrist SprainsHand
Tumors and Bone Lesions
  • Chordoma
  • Bone Tumor
  • Enchondroma
  • Ewing's Sarcoma
  • Fibrous Dysplasia
  • Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
  • Multiple Myeloma/Plasmacytoma
  • Osteochondroma (Bone Tumor)
  • Paget's Disease of Bone
  • Unicameral (Simple) Bone Cyst
  • Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon about Spinal Stenosis
  • Back Pain in Children
  • Backpack Safety
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Fracture
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spondylosis
  • Chordoma
  • Congenital Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
  • Electrodiagnostic testing
  • Escoliosis en niños y adolescentes (Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents)
  • Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
  • Guía de ejercicios para la parte baja de la espalda (Back Exercises)
  • Herniated Disk
  • Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Back Pain Exercise Guide
  • Lumbalgia (Low Back Pain)
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Neck Pain
  • Neck Sprain
  • Prevención de dolor en la baja espalda (Preventing Back Pain)
  • Preventing Back Pain at Work and at Home
  • Preventing Back Pain: Tips for New Moms
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
We have specialists in Trauma, Spine, Shoulder, Elbow, Hand, Pelvis, Hip, Knee, Ankle and Foot.

Dr. Marcos Britto da Silva, MD, MSc.

- Orthopaedic Surgeon Specialist in Orthopedic, Traumatology and Sports Medicine- Master of Science Medicine, Faculty of Medicine of UFRJ - Chief Orthopaedic Surgery Pro Cardíaco Hospital Rio de Janeiro- Visiting Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro,
- Orthopaedic Surgeon Hospital Clementino Fraga Universitário Filho UFRJ- Specialist in Surgery by Clinique Jouvenet - Paris. 2007- Professor at the Post Graduate Medical Institute Carlos Chagas.
- Coordinator of the League of Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Students of Medicine at UFRJ.
- Secretary-General SLAOT (2013-2014) Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Ortopedia Y Traumatogia- International Member AAOS - American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.- International Member o SICOT - Société Internationale de chirurgie Orthopédique et the Traumatologie.(AISBL)- Member of SBMEE Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Exercício e do Esporte
- Member of SBOT - (Brazilian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)- Member of SBTO - (Brazilian Society of Orthopaedic Trauma)
- Member of SBCOC - (Brazilian Society of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery )- Member of SBRATE - (Brazilian Society of Arthroscopy and Sports Traumatology)- Member of SLAOT ( Latinoamerican Federation of Orthopaedic and Traumatology)
- International Member - THE AO-ALUMNI Association -- International Member: The Fédération Internationale de Médecine du Sport (FIMS)- International Federation of Sports Medicine (http://www.fims.org)- Medical Researcher CNPq.

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Dr MARCOS BRITTO DA SILVA - Médico Ortopedista
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Médico Ortopedista Especialista em Traumatologia e Medicina Esportiva - Chefe do Serviço de Ortopedia e Traumatologia do Hospital Pró-Cardíaco - ex Presidente da SBOT RJ - Professor Convidado da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro - Membro Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina do Exercício e do Esporte - Médico do HUCFF-UFRJ, - International Member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons - Membro da Câmara Técnica de Ortopedia e Traumatologia do CREMERJ, - Especialista em Cirurgia do Membro Superior pela Clinique Juvenet - Paris, - Professor da pós Graduação em Medicina do Instituto Carlos Chagas, - Professor Coordenador da Liga de Ortopedia e Medicina Esportiva dos alunos de Medicina da UFRJ, - Membro Titular da SBOT - ( Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia), - Membro Titular da SBTO - ( Sociedade Brasileira de Trauma Ortopédico), - Mestre em Medicina pela Faculdade de Medicina da UFRJ - Internacional Member AO ALUMNI - Internacional Member: The Fédération Internationale de Médecine du Sport,(FIMS) - Membro do Comitê de ètica em Pesquisa HUCFF-UFRJ.


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