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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.
Forty-six uninsured San Diego County patients to receive free surgeries, procedures

Forty-six uninsured San Diego County patients to receive free surgeries, procedures

Compete rates Healthgrades.com number one doctor-ratings web site

Compete rates Healthgrades.com number one doctor-ratings web site

Advantage Capital Partners' funding enables Current Solutions to acquire Koalaty Products

Advantage Capital Partners' funding enables Current Solutions to acquire Koalaty Products

Thermogenesis expands collaboration with Celling Technologies

Thermogenesis expands collaboration with Celling Technologies

Comparative effectiveness studies raise questions about vertebroplasty back pain treatment

Comparative effectiveness studies raise questions about vertebroplasty back pain treatment

Consumer Reports ranks five affiliates of National Surgical Hospitals as "best in state"

Consumer Reports ranks five affiliates of National Surgical Hospitals as "best in state"

Regional nerve block anesthesia improve recovery, outcomes

Regional nerve block anesthesia improve recovery, outcomes

No Shriners hospitals closing; some may be outpatient-only

No Shriners hospitals closing; some may be outpatient-only

Physician shortage could hinder health reform

Physician shortage could hinder health reform

Democrat bill, FTC examine ways to drive down health care costs

Democrat bill, FTC examine ways to drive down health care costs

Impliant granted two new U.S. patents - successfully defends European patent

Impliant granted two new U.S. patents - successfully defends European patent

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

New U.S. patent issued for Limbrel in osteoarthritis

Waits to see specialists in Boston increased to average of 50 days, study finds

Waits to see specialists in Boston increased to average of 50 days, study finds

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

Discovery of new target in fight against osteoporosis, periodontitis

New device could track tumor's growth

New device could track tumor's growth

Survey examines wait times for appointments with specialists in 15 U.S. cities

Survey examines wait times for appointments with specialists in 15 U.S. cities

Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy increases risk of death, outweighs benefits

Removal of ovaries during hysterectomy increases risk of death, outweighs benefits

PET/CT imaging shows if single cycle of chemo is working

PET/CT imaging shows if single cycle of chemo is working

Some orthodontic appliances more prone to bacteria

Some orthodontic appliances more prone to bacteria

Study looks at long-term benefits of the Wingspan stent

Study looks at long-term benefits of the Wingspan stent