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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.
Riverview Medical Center now offers full and partial robotic knee replacement surgery

Riverview Medical Center now offers full and partial robotic knee replacement surgery

Researchers identify biomarkers that may predict risk of osteolysis

Researchers identify biomarkers that may predict risk of osteolysis

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Campaign promises kept, plus ‘nerd reports’

Podcast: KHN’s ‘What the Health?’ Campaign promises kept, plus ‘nerd reports’

FDA authorizes marketing of OsteoDetect software for detecting wrist fractures

FDA authorizes marketing of OsteoDetect software for detecting wrist fractures

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

HSS study aims to find if bariatric surgery prior to knee replacement can improve outcomes

Study aims to determine benefit of combining hyaluronic acid treatment with exercise for arthritis patients

Study aims to determine benefit of combining hyaluronic acid treatment with exercise for arthritis patients

California hospital giant Sutter Health faces heavy backlash on prices

California hospital giant Sutter Health faces heavy backlash on prices

Researchers develop new method that could increase longevity of artificial hips

Researchers develop new method that could increase longevity of artificial hips

Sticker shock jolts Oklahoma patient: $15,076 for four tiny screws

Sticker shock jolts Oklahoma patient: $15,076 for four tiny screws

Mepivacaine is found to be an effective spinal anesthetic for knee replacement surgery

Mepivacaine is found to be an effective spinal anesthetic for knee replacement surgery

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug ranked to be most effective in treating knee OA

Special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients decreases healthcare costs and opioid use

Special recovery program for thoracic surgery patients decreases healthcare costs and opioid use

Aziyo Biologics, BIOTRONIK enter into US co-distribution agreement

Aziyo Biologics, BIOTRONIK enter into US co-distribution agreement

ACL tears occur the same way in women and men, study finds

ACL tears occur the same way in women and men, study finds

New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

New machine learning method offers better way to detect heart disease

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Using Cord Blood to Alleviate the Symptoms of Autism

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Researchers find potential remedy that could restore hearing for millions

Study of trauma patients evacuated from frontlines provides insight into en route care

Study of trauma patients evacuated from frontlines provides insight into en route care

DePuy Synthes introduces ACTIS Total Hip System for improving initial implant stability

DePuy Synthes introduces ACTIS Total Hip System for improving initial implant stability

Research establishes use of chimeric cells as potential therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Research establishes use of chimeric cells as potential therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy