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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.
How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

Improving care for geriatric population

Improving care for geriatric population

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement

VirtaMed and Smith+Nephew partner for educational excellence

VirtaMed and Smith+Nephew partner for educational excellence

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

The talk seniors need to have with doctors before surgery

The talk seniors need to have with doctors before surgery

Robotic technology for spinal fusion at Norwalk Hospital helps great grandmother stay active

Robotic technology for spinal fusion at Norwalk Hospital helps great grandmother stay active

Concussions may cause loss of sense of smell

Concussions may cause loss of sense of smell

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Music found to be effective in reducing anxiety prior to anesthesia

Young athletes who fail to score 90% on fitness tests have higher risk of second knee injury

Young athletes who fail to score 90% on fitness tests have higher risk of second knee injury

Most non-traumatic fatalities among football players occur during conditioning sessions

Most non-traumatic fatalities among football players occur during conditioning sessions

Lower MRI grade and humeral location linked to higher survival rates

Lower MRI grade and humeral location linked to higher survival rates

Addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to hamstring autograft reduces graft failure

Addition of lateral extra-articular tenodesis to hamstring autograft reduces graft failure

Surgery better than observation for older patients with meniscal root tear, study suggests

Surgery better than observation for older patients with meniscal root tear, study suggests