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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.
A record number of Californians are visiting emergency rooms for dog bites

A record number of Californians are visiting emergency rooms for dog bites

Early intervention crucial for faster back pain recovery

Early intervention crucial for faster back pain recovery

Mary Lou Retton’s explanation of health insurance takes some somersaults

Mary Lou Retton’s explanation of health insurance takes some somersaults

Scooter injuries nearly tripled across the U.S. from 2016 to 2020, leading to increased hospitalizations

Scooter injuries nearly tripled across the U.S. from 2016 to 2020, leading to increased hospitalizations

Eye-catching experiment reduces rudeness in operating theaters

Eye-catching experiment reduces rudeness in operating theaters

UCSF appoints renowned surgeon and researcher Dr. Benjamin Ma as chair of orthopedic surgery

UCSF appoints renowned surgeon and researcher Dr. Benjamin Ma as chair of orthopedic surgery

Deep flaws in FDA oversight of medical devices, and patient harm, exposed in lawsuits and records

Deep flaws in FDA oversight of medical devices, and patient harm, exposed in lawsuits and records

Study shows decline in post-surgery opioid prescriptions, but urges continued efforts

Study shows decline in post-surgery opioid prescriptions, but urges continued efforts

Patients expected Profemur artificial hips to last. Then they snapped in half.

Patients expected Profemur artificial hips to last. Then they snapped in half.

New orthopedic implant coating can ward off infection

New orthopedic implant coating can ward off infection

FTC chief gears up for a showdown with private equity

FTC chief gears up for a showdown with private equity

Existing drug that targets sleeping cells could hold the key to treating lower back pain

Existing drug that targets sleeping cells could hold the key to treating lower back pain

Self-perception of health influences physical activity levels in older adults with arthritis

Self-perception of health influences physical activity levels in older adults with arthritis

Initial high-risk antibody profile for antiphospholipid syndrome tends to remain high in pediatric patients, study finds

Initial high-risk antibody profile for antiphospholipid syndrome tends to remain high in pediatric patients, study finds

JAK inhibitors offer effective and convenient treatment option for arthritis patients

JAK inhibitors offer effective and convenient treatment option for arthritis patients

UC San Diego Health and Tri-City partnership aims to expand, transform access to health care

UC San Diego Health and Tri-City partnership aims to expand, transform access to health care

More walking before surgery reduces postoperative complications

More walking before surgery reduces postoperative complications

AI chatbot ChatGPT may not be accurate enough for self-diagnosis

AI chatbot ChatGPT may not be accurate enough for self-diagnosis

Hackensack University Medical Center establishes new Center for Weight Loss and Metabolic Health

Hackensack University Medical Center establishes new Center for Weight Loss and Metabolic Health

Thousands got Exactech knee or hip replacements. Then, patients say, the parts began to fail.

Thousands got Exactech knee or hip replacements. Then, patients say, the parts began to fail.

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