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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.
Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

Timing is crucial for corticosteroids to aid healing of tendons

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

CHLA and Keck Medicine of USC develop new liquid biopsy for tumor of the retina

Surgeries performed later in the day linked to increased risk of complications

Surgeries performed later in the day linked to increased risk of complications

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Surrogate liquid biopsy can provide genetic information about retinoblastoma tumors

Existing drugs could help patients with rare form of bone cancer

Existing drugs could help patients with rare form of bone cancer

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Tai Chi may improve exercise behaviors in high-risk heart attack patients

Antibiotics before surgery do not increase risk for postoperative antibiotic-resistant infections

Antibiotics before surgery do not increase risk for postoperative antibiotic-resistant infections

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Researchers test benefit of 'smart' shoe insole for patients with knee osteoarthritis

Price resigns as HHS Secretary amid scandal

Price resigns as HHS Secretary amid scandal

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Study suggests optimal length of opioid pain prescriptions for common surgical procedures

Researchers find significant link between foot pain and knee or hip pain

Researchers find significant link between foot pain and knee or hip pain

Patients and families save time and money with telemedicine visits

Patients and families save time and money with telemedicine visits

Research highlights problems with titanium based nanoparticles in joint implants

Research highlights problems with titanium based nanoparticles in joint implants

Structural abnormalities in the brain's white matter seen in children with ASD traits

Structural abnormalities in the brain's white matter seen in children with ASD traits

How below-the-radar mergers fuel health care monopolies

How below-the-radar mergers fuel health care monopolies

NYIT professor awarded multi-year NIH grant for bone-healing research

NYIT professor awarded multi-year NIH grant for bone-healing research

Why one California County went surgery shopping

Why one California County went surgery shopping

Virginia Mason’s therapy car now licensed for commercial production, distribution to therapists anywhere

Virginia Mason’s therapy car now licensed for commercial production, distribution to therapists anywhere

Tiny tears in membranes of bone cells may be key to strong bones

Tiny tears in membranes of bone cells may be key to strong bones

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program

Hospital enables young patients with cerebral palsy, disabilities to take part in therapeutic riding program