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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.
Hip resurfacing may delay hip replacement

Hip resurfacing may delay hip replacement

Web site puts physicians and hospitals under microscope

Web site puts physicians and hospitals under microscope

New medical device to treat cervical degenerative disc disease

New medical device to treat cervical degenerative disc disease

Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder

Throwing motion in young baseball players may actually protect shoulder

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

Catastrophic head injuries in football dramatically higher at high school level than college level

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)