Orthopedic News and Research

RSS
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.
Arthroscopy more accurate than MRI for chondral defects of the knee, study finds

Arthroscopy more accurate than MRI for chondral defects of the knee, study finds

Patients treated with NSAIDs use less opioids

Patients treated with NSAIDs use less opioids

Research team receives federal grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida

Research team receives federal grant to study obesity in children with spina bifida

Researchers improve training modules for future surgeons with 3D printing

Researchers improve training modules for future surgeons with 3D printing

Study: Patients express higher confidence in orthopedic surgeons wearing white coats

Study: Patients express higher confidence in orthopedic surgeons wearing white coats

American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors

American medical students less likely to choose to become primary care doctors

Injectable hydrogel offers double punch against bone infections

Injectable hydrogel offers double punch against bone infections

Scaffold derived from pig's meniscus performs better in lab tests

Scaffold derived from pig's meniscus performs better in lab tests

New robotic technology increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries

New robotic technology increases the safety and precision of spinal fusion surgeries

Dyson-Hudson receives grant to study effectiveness of new treatment for shoulder pain

Dyson-Hudson receives grant to study effectiveness of new treatment for shoulder pain

Samara Polytech scientists develop simulators for the lower jaw

Samara Polytech scientists develop simulators for the lower jaw

Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Coaches may need to enlist parents' help in counting pitches for their young players

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Opioid prescriptions drop sharply among state workers

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Dealing with hospital closure, pioneer Kansas town asks: What comes next?

Renishaw demonstrates additive manufacturing capabilities at RAPID + TCT

Renishaw demonstrates additive manufacturing capabilities at RAPID + TCT

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

Researchers study the impact of and treatment for aggrecan deficiency

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

Vicon and NOC support CURE International to create first gait lab in Ethiopia

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Low-income patients at increased risk of catastrophic amputation after knee joint replacement

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Veterans, active-duty service members with PTSD and mTBI have larger amygdalas, finds study

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes

Daily life disability before hip replacement may predict poor post-operative outcomes