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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.
Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

Cellular grafting procedure helps young patients with knee disorder get active

New way to predict fracturing in statues and bones

New way to predict fracturing in statues and bones

Observational study of severe osteoporosis

Observational study of severe osteoporosis

Gender bias may affect care of people with osteoarthritis

Gender bias may affect care of people with osteoarthritis

Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene ubiquitin disrupted

Adult-onset obesity seen in mice when gene ubiquitin disrupted

Surgery for spinal stenosis yields greater benefits over nonsurgical treatments

Surgery for spinal stenosis yields greater benefits over nonsurgical treatments

Pets also suffer from obesity

Pets also suffer from obesity

U.S. hospital helps lower infection rates at British hospital

U.S. hospital helps lower infection rates at British hospital

Yale procedure creates new bone tissue

Yale procedure creates new bone tissue

Researchers find new U.S. trend in antibiotic resistance

Researchers find new U.S. trend in antibiotic resistance

Porous structures help boost integration of host tissue with implants

Porous structures help boost integration of host tissue with implants

Fixing wrist fractures without a cast

Fixing wrist fractures without a cast

Drug deferoxamine boosts bone healing and re-growth

Drug deferoxamine boosts bone healing and re-growth

Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

Women wait longer to pursue knee-replacement surgery than men do

New magnetic method of delivering cells and genes to repair injured or diseased organs

New magnetic method of delivering cells and genes to repair injured or diseased organs

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

The risk of osteoarthritis and index to ring finger length ratio

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

FDA approves Hi-Flex mobile bearing knee prostheses

Big toe injuries

Big toe injuries

FDA approves Voluven for blood loss post surgery

FDA approves Voluven for blood loss post surgery

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer

Researchers initiate gene therapy trial in patients with advanced skin cancer