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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.
Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Girls have higher risk for sports-related injuries than boys

Early surgery for rotator cuff tears leads to lasting improvement in outcomes

Early surgery for rotator cuff tears leads to lasting improvement in outcomes

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

Researchers reveal prevalence of unused prescription opioids following surgery

3D-printed models help shorten surgery time for common hip disorder in children

3D-printed models help shorten surgery time for common hip disorder in children

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Simple blood test could help identify patients at greater risk of cardiac event after orthopedic surgery

Nurses needed across Northamptonshire

Nurses needed across Northamptonshire

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

Noninvasive treatment uses cooled radio energy to provide relief from arthritis pain

New antibiotic-releasing polymer may simplify treatment of prosthetic joint infection

New antibiotic-releasing polymer may simplify treatment of prosthetic joint infection

Research shows that opioid prescription practices at Mayo Clinic exceed upcoming guidelines

Research shows that opioid prescription practices at Mayo Clinic exceed upcoming guidelines

Double-booked: When surgeons operate on two patients at once

Double-booked: When surgeons operate on two patients at once

As seniors get sicker, they’re more likely to drop Medicare Advantage plans

As seniors get sicker, they’re more likely to drop Medicare Advantage plans

AI networks can assess radiographs with same accuracy as human specialists

AI networks can assess radiographs with same accuracy as human specialists

Study suggests link between concussion and increased risk of abnormal menstrual patterns

Study suggests link between concussion and increased risk of abnormal menstrual patterns

Researchers develop new biocompatible materials for soft-tissue adhesion

Researchers develop new biocompatible materials for soft-tissue adhesion

Immersive VR training for surgeons on emerging medical devices

Immersive VR training for surgeons on emerging medical devices

3D printing in medicine

3D printing in medicine

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Existing drugs could help subgroup of patients with osteosarcoma, suggest scientists

Post-ICU glucose management in critically ill patients may have positive impact on outcomes

Post-ICU glucose management in critically ill patients may have positive impact on outcomes

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Honda gives $1 million gift to Nationwide Children’s Hospital to enhance pediatric mobility

Scientists design bioactive nanomaterial that excels at stimulating bone regeneration

Scientists design bioactive nanomaterial that excels at stimulating bone regeneration