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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.
Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

Maximal running shoes may raise injury risk even after transition period

New technique uses ultrasound to align living cells in engineered tissues

New technique uses ultrasound to align living cells in engineered tissues

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

Researchers explore better treatments for irritated tendons

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

Impact of legalizing cannabis on the opioid crisis

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

BFR therapy as part of rehabilitation following ACL surgery may slow bone loss

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

No increased risk of complications for ambulatory total joint replacements

OTA International supplement provides current snapshot and forward look at global trauma systems

OTA International supplement provides current snapshot and forward look at global trauma systems

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

Study: Low-risk hip replacement patients can skip standard hip precautions

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

CT scan of the lumbar spine prior to surgery reveals undiagnosed osteoporosis in many patients

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

New findings about efficient use of resources after orthopedic surgeries

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices

Patients question how FDA approves medical devices

New study explores stem cells to gain insight into rotator cuff disease

New study explores stem cells to gain insight into rotator cuff disease

2019 guidelines for management of patients with atrial fibrillation

2019 guidelines for management of patients with atrial fibrillation

Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis

Surgery and other treatments offer viable options for adult scoliosis

Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections

Factors associated with increased risk of developing surgical site infections

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

Greater primary care physician supply associated with longer life spans

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

New study reveals high success rate for hip and knee replacements

Movement of wrist bones revealed by MRI and computer modeling

Movement of wrist bones revealed by MRI and computer modeling

Fractures, head injuries common in electric scooter accidents, UCLA study finds

Fractures, head injuries common in electric scooter accidents, UCLA study finds

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions

Targeting aging process itself can lead to better and more effective interventions