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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.
Lubricant may actually be a precursor of joint disease, says study

Lubricant may actually be a precursor of joint disease, says study

Study summarizes treatment and management of glutaric acidemia type 1

Study summarizes treatment and management of glutaric acidemia type 1

Researchers drastically reduce the harvest period of stem cell sheets

Researchers drastically reduce the harvest period of stem cell sheets

Dried plum diet prevents spinal cord injury‐related bone loss

Dried plum diet prevents spinal cord injury‐related bone loss

Research shows the validity, reliability of isokinetic strength testing of older adults with COPD and stroke

Research shows the validity, reliability of isokinetic strength testing of older adults with COPD and stroke

Sexual harassment of women during orthopedic training remains pervasive

Sexual harassment of women during orthopedic training remains pervasive

Expanded screening of asymptomatic people could reduce COVID-19 infections and deaths

Expanded screening of asymptomatic people could reduce COVID-19 infections and deaths

Study reports a drop in Medicare reimbursement rates for orthopedic trauma surgery

Study reports a drop in Medicare reimbursement rates for orthopedic trauma surgery

High school athletes are at risk for concussions and may need a longer recovery than thought

High school athletes are at risk for concussions and may need a longer recovery than thought

Study shows why coronavirus is more dangerous in people with comorbidities

Study shows why coronavirus is more dangerous in people with comorbidities

Study reports 'unmet need' for joint replacement surgery after Medicaid expansion

Study reports 'unmet need' for joint replacement surgery after Medicaid expansion

HSS physicians offer practical advice for educators and surgical trainees on reaching peak performance

HSS physicians offer practical advice for educators and surgical trainees on reaching peak performance

Study: Impact of COVID-19 virus goes far beyond the pulmonary system

Study: Impact of COVID-19 virus goes far beyond the pulmonary system

Researchers compare COVID-19 transmission risk when singing, speaking and breathing

Researchers compare COVID-19 transmission risk when singing, speaking and breathing

Researchers design new X-ray classification system for adult idiopathic scoliosis

Researchers design new X-ray classification system for adult idiopathic scoliosis

USC researchers find the likely order of COVID-19's symptoms

USC researchers find the likely order of COVID-19's symptoms

Pandemic hampers reopening of joint replacement gold mine

Pandemic hampers reopening of joint replacement gold mine

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