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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.
Prescription pain medications may slow healing process in shoulder operations

Prescription pain medications may slow healing process in shoulder operations

Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of shoulder tears

Anabolic steroids may improve surgical repair of shoulder tears

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

New operating room with 3-dimensional technology that takes modern robotic surgery to new levels

New medical tool that will reduce the exposure to X-rays for patients with broken bones

New medical tool that will reduce the exposure to X-rays for patients with broken bones

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Using gene therapy to fight rheumatoid arthritis

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

Anti-clotting treatment underused at many hospitals

PPD, Inc. has announced the launch of PPD Medical Device Division

PPD, Inc. has announced the launch of PPD Medical Device Division

Survey reveals surprising attitudes about joint replacement

Survey reveals surprising attitudes about joint replacement

Wyeth gets FDA approval for a novel protein device that enhances bone healing

Wyeth gets FDA approval for a novel protein device that enhances bone healing

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Botox helps children with cerebral palsy

Funding for new biomaterials for spinal disc repair and regeneration

Funding for new biomaterials for spinal disc repair and regeneration

Weight training women don't lose weight

Weight training women don't lose weight

Iowa Senate passes $250,000 limit on medical liability damages

Iowa Senate passes $250,000 limit on medical liability damages

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

VCU Medical Center goes high definition

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

ULTRACET® Effective And Well Tolerated For Post-Surgical Pain

Surgeons suggests that the development of osteoarthritis in the knee following an injury may be both predictable and preventable

Surgeons suggests that the development of osteoarthritis in the knee following an injury may be both predictable and preventable

Study Looks at Risk Factors for Range-of-Motion Limitations In Young Males with Hemophilia

Study Looks at Risk Factors for Range-of-Motion Limitations In Young Males with Hemophilia

Discovery of gender difference in cartilage cells may help spinal disc repair

Discovery of gender difference in cartilage cells may help spinal disc repair