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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.
Study to identify best rehabilitation therapies for patients with traumatic brain injuries

Study to identify best rehabilitation therapies for patients with traumatic brain injuries

New approaches to prevent blood clots

New approaches to prevent blood clots

Cartilage transplants used to repair damaged shoulder joints

Cartilage transplants used to repair damaged shoulder joints

Better targeted, more cost-effective osteoporosis treatment could soon be a reality worldwide

Better targeted, more cost-effective osteoporosis treatment could soon be a reality worldwide

Light exposure therapy, dark sunglasses help night-shift workers

Light exposure therapy, dark sunglasses help night-shift workers

The coming surgeon shortage

The coming surgeon shortage

New system helps the repair of hip joint using arthroscopy

New system helps the repair of hip joint using arthroscopy

Innocoll receives fast track designation for Gentamicin surgical implant

Innocoll receives fast track designation for Gentamicin surgical implant

Osteoporosis care at risk in the U.S.

Osteoporosis care at risk in the U.S.

Rivaroxaban shows promise in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Rivaroxaban shows promise in patients with acute coronary syndrome

New technology to control the motion of bacteria that produce cellulose - biomaterial and medical implant potential

New technology to control the motion of bacteria that produce cellulose - biomaterial and medical implant potential

Dermatitis management

Dermatitis management

Healthy bones program reduces hip fractures by 37 percent

Healthy bones program reduces hip fractures by 37 percent

Treating osteoporosis after hip fracture

Treating osteoporosis after hip fracture

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

Pre-treatment MRI eliminates unnecessary surgery for children with suspected musculosketal infections

Hip resurfacing - age and gender key to success

Hip resurfacing - age and gender key to success

2% of U.S. medical students plan to become primary care physicians, study says

2% of U.S. medical students plan to become primary care physicians, study says

ThermoGenesis announces distribution agreement for bone marrow stem cell device

ThermoGenesis announces distribution agreement for bone marrow stem cell device

Scientists view tiny fibers of working muscles in live humans with microendoscopy technique

Scientists view tiny fibers of working muscles in live humans with microendoscopy technique

New evidence-based blood clot guidelines for pregnant women

New evidence-based blood clot guidelines for pregnant women