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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.
Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Renishaw demonstrates additive manufacturing capabilities at RAPID + TCT

Renishaw demonstrates additive manufacturing capabilities at RAPID + TCT

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

New technique uses ultrasound to align living cells in engineered tissues

New technique uses ultrasound to align living cells in engineered tissues

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

OTA International supplement provides current snapshot and forward look at global trauma systems

OTA International supplement provides current snapshot and forward look at global trauma systems

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices