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Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (also spelled orthopaedics) is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital conditions.
UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals

UT Southwestern Medical Center ranks among the top 50 hospitals

Young athletes require longer recovery after concussion, study reveals

Young athletes require longer recovery after concussion, study reveals

Mutant zebrafish opens a window into evolutionary history of human spine

Mutant zebrafish opens a window into evolutionary history of human spine

New study offers guidelines on elective orthopedic surgery

New study offers guidelines on elective orthopedic surgery

RNA editing may repair the underlying cause of Rett Syndrome in mouse model

RNA editing may repair the underlying cause of Rett Syndrome in mouse model

Study shows higher hip replacement operations can yield better results

Study shows higher hip replacement operations can yield better results

Clinical trial aims to find the optimal time for surgery after knee dislocation

Clinical trial aims to find the optimal time for surgery after knee dislocation

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

Managing pain after sports medicine procedures without opioids

Researchers create superior bone grafts using primitive stem cells

Researchers create superior bone grafts using primitive stem cells

A new technology to print 3D tissues directly in the body

A new technology to print 3D tissues directly in the body

New nonsurgical treatment reduces pain, improves function in patients with "frozen shoulder"

New nonsurgical treatment reduces pain, improves function in patients with "frozen shoulder"

Rapid changes to health system spurred by COVID might be here to stay

Rapid changes to health system spurred by COVID might be here to stay

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

GlobalData: Nearly 83.5% of orthopedic procedures estimated to be delayed in the U.S.

Guidance for assessing bone density and microarchitecture in vivo with HR-pQCT

Guidance for assessing bone density and microarchitecture in vivo with HR-pQCT

Study finds increase in pediatric fractures sustained at home during COVID-19 pandemic

Study finds increase in pediatric fractures sustained at home during COVID-19 pandemic

UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center

UTSW/Children's Health joint program approved as Certified Duchenne Care Center

COVID-19 delays elective surgeries

COVID-19 delays elective surgeries

New review analyzes evidence and strategies to manage the SARS-CoV-2 virus

New review analyzes evidence and strategies to manage the SARS-CoV-2 virus

Next-gen nano technologies set to transform the medical industry

Next-gen nano technologies set to transform the medical industry

Study: Over 28 million elective operations could be cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic

Study: Over 28 million elective operations could be cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic