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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.
CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

CU researcher receives NIH grant to analyze the link between gut microbiome and osteoarthritis

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Overuse can contribute to high rate of arm injuries among youth players

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Manufacturing workers more susceptible for developing carpal tunnel syndrome

Step length synergy while crossing obstacles found to be lower in Parkinson’s patients

Step length synergy while crossing obstacles found to be lower in Parkinson’s patients

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

New tissue implant could benefit athletes sidelined with common shoulder injury

New smartphone application screens for carpal tunnel syndrome

New smartphone application screens for carpal tunnel syndrome

Study shows cost-effectiveness of total knee replacement for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Study shows cost-effectiveness of total knee replacement for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Under new cost-cutting Medicare rule, same surgery, same place, different bill

Under new cost-cutting Medicare rule, same surgery, same place, different bill

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

Doctors debate use of blood thinners to prevent clots in women after C-sections

University of Missouri settles lawsuits over knee surgeries involving veterinarian

University of Missouri settles lawsuits over knee surgeries involving veterinarian

Exposure to periods of low oxygen can result in underdeveloped jaw cartilage

Exposure to periods of low oxygen can result in underdeveloped jaw cartilage

Post-surgery opioid prescribing guideline leads to high patient satisfaction with pain management

Post-surgery opioid prescribing guideline leads to high patient satisfaction with pain management

Large-scale whole genome sequencing in the Middle Eastern population reveals genetic risk factors

Large-scale whole genome sequencing in the Middle Eastern population reveals genetic risk factors

FDA approves novel 3D-printed talus implant for humanitarian use

FDA approves novel 3D-printed talus implant for humanitarian use

Study: Radioactive bone cement is a safer alternative for treating bone tumors

Study: Radioactive bone cement is a safer alternative for treating bone tumors

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Updated spina bifida guidelines cover care across the entire lifespan

Researchers create bone replicas using a hot nano-chisel

Researchers create bone replicas using a hot nano-chisel

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Medical training confidently moves beyond cadavers

Robotic technology enables ultraprecise, customized knee replacement procedure

Robotic technology enables ultraprecise, customized knee replacement procedure