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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.
New brace for correction for clubfoot

New brace for correction for clubfoot

Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk of severe health problems as adults

Childhood cancer survivors at increased risk of severe health problems as adults

Scoliosis gene found

Scoliosis gene found

Preventing and treating common foot conditions

Preventing and treating common foot conditions

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Scientist's discovery of role of Aquaporin in spinal injuries recognized with research funding award

Drug eluting nanostructured coatings

Drug eluting nanostructured coatings

Inaugural meeting of the International Specialty Orthopaedic Collaboratorium

Inaugural meeting of the International Specialty Orthopaedic Collaboratorium

African-Americans and Asian-Americans need to check their feet for signs of skin cancer

African-Americans and Asian-Americans need to check their feet for signs of skin cancer

Grey literature in meta-analyses of randomized trials of health care interventions

Grey literature in meta-analyses of randomized trials of health care interventions

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

Staph infections among hospitalized patients are on the rise

UT ligament split tear in wrist can be fully repaired through an arthroscopically guided surgical procedure

UT ligament split tear in wrist can be fully repaired through an arthroscopically guided surgical procedure

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

OHSU surgeon implants donated tissue allografts

Andover Medical to acquire Ortho-Medical Products

Andover Medical to acquire Ortho-Medical Products

Shoulder arthroplasty to relieve pain has no greater risk of complications than replacement of other major joints

Shoulder arthroplasty to relieve pain has no greater risk of complications than replacement of other major joints

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

FDA strengthens safety information for Erythropoiesis-Stimulating Agents (ESAs)

Arm yourself with knowledge before plastic surgery

Arm yourself with knowledge before plastic surgery

Orthopedic surgeons debate whether knee implant designed for women is better than standard implant

Orthopedic surgeons debate whether knee implant designed for women is better than standard implant

New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

New image-guided technology provides perfect alignment in knee arthroplasty

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Three-dimensional fabric "scaffold" to repair cartilage damage

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case

Archus Orthopedics wins in patent opposition case