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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.
'Michigan Promise' aims to bring diversity to the surgical field

'Michigan Promise' aims to bring diversity to the surgical field

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Study compares costs, outcomes of surgeries at teaching and non-teaching hospitals

Osteoarthritis has no cure, but symptoms can be managed

Osteoarthritis has no cure, but symptoms can be managed

Researchers identify mechanism for cartilage repair

Researchers identify mechanism for cartilage repair

Stratasys' new Digital Anatomy 3D Printer helps create a realistic training environment

Stratasys' new Digital Anatomy 3D Printer helps create a realistic training environment

Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

Review examines the role of biologic agents in management of shoulder and elbow problems

Pitt engineer applies structural monitoring technology to the human spine

Pitt engineer applies structural monitoring technology to the human spine

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Large-scale enhanced recovery program after bariatric surgery improves patient outcomes

Sports specialization in youth associated with increased risk of injury

Sports specialization in youth associated with increased risk of injury

How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

How cruise ship passengers should prepare for sickness or injury at sea

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

NYU Langone performs first-ever foot and ankle arthroscopic procedure with new camera system

Improving care for geriatric population

Improving care for geriatric population

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement

In search of age-friendly health care, finding room for improvement

VirtaMed and Smith+Nephew partner for educational excellence

VirtaMed and Smith+Nephew partner for educational excellence

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

New blood test may flag concussion in CT-negative patients

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

New therapy found to be effective for patients with a particular type of bone marrow cancer

FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Regular physical activity associated with decreased risk of postoperative delirium

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Small biodegradable implant for releasing local anesthetic inside the body

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures

Superstar athletes popularize unproven stem cell procedures