Not all physicians in Phoenix are created equal, even if they all take the same oath to help their patients. This is why choosing an orthopedic doctor for your problem can make all the difference in the quality of your care and, consequently, in the long-term quality of your life.
Most doctors are well-meaning, but some have forgotten to take the time to truly listen to each individual patient. It is important to choose a doctor who is willing to individualize your treatment and not lump you in with everyone else.
Ensuring your doctor is willing to listen to you and your concerns is especially valuable if you are seeking treatment for a musculoskeletal condition or injury. The musculoskeletal system is what helps each of us to move on a daily basis and consists of each bone, tendon, joint, muscle, ligament, and bit of cartilage within our bodies. If you are enduring a musculoskeletal problem and are seeking treatment, here are three benefits of choosing our orthopedic doctor in Phoenix as the one best-suited for helping you.
1) Our orthopedic doctor is well-rounded and thoroughly educated with specialized training in the field. Some general physicians or family practitioners are great for certain ailments. However, treating musculoskeletal problems requires specific knowhow and expertise due to the complexity of each structure or tissue.
2) We pride ourselves on ensuring there is ample time to answer any and all questions a patient may have about their condition or treatment while in our office. Of course, we do not want there to be a line for the waiting room around the block. However, we give each patient the individualized time and attention they deserve to ensure they are not left wondering about their own health after they leave.
3) We also take the time to thoroughly educate our patients. This means we give patients detailed explanations about their condition, treatment plans, and surgical interventions if any apply, and any additional things for them to expect while in our care.
Our doctor is fully board-certified and has plenty of experience in treating all varieties of orthopedic conditions and injuries, including several types of arthritis, tendon or ligament tears and repair, and hip replacements. There is no one-size-fits-all solution for any of the world’s problems, so why would there be a one-size-fits-all doctor to treat every symptom or condition that ails you? It is vital to your health and well-being to find a doctor whose specialty is treating and correcting the problems you are experiencing with careful consideration and the expertise necessary.
If you’ve been looking for an experienced orthopedic doctor in the area, make an appointment at Angelo Mattalino, MD. Contact us today to book your consultation at our office in Phoenix!