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Orthopedics involves the treatment of the musculoskeletal system, which is made up of bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles. Bone problems may include deformities, infections, tumors, and fractures. Problems of the joints may include arthritis, b

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Trimalleolar fracture: Recovery, surgery, and outlook

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:00:00 PDT

Trimalleolar fracture is a specific injury in the ankle, where three areas known as the malleoli break simultaneously. Learn about treatments and recovery.

What is an avulsion fracture? Treatment and recovery

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:00:00 PDT

An avulsion fracture is when a tendon or ligament pulls a piece of fractured bone away. In this article, we look at the causes, treatments, and outlook.

Patellofemoral syndrome: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What is patellofemoral syndrome? In this article, learn about the main risk factors, prevention methods, and treatment options available.

Anterolisthesis: Symptoms, causes, and treatment

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 09:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about anterolisthesis. What is anterolisthesis and how is it diagnosed? What are the treatment options available?

Largest ever genetic study marks likely osteoporosis treatment target

Mon, 11 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Scientists are honing in on a potential treatment for osteoporosis, after performing the largest ever genetic study of the common age-related bone-thinning disease.

MDS prognosis: Outlook and life expectancy

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT

MDS is a type of cancer where the bone marrow does not produce healthy cells. Learn about its prognosis, what factors affect it, and outlook.

Ten common knee injuries and treatment

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 03:00:00 PDT

The knee is one of the body's more complicated joints and is susceptible to various injuries. Here are ten of the most common knee injuries.

Boxer's fracture: Treatment, diagnosis, and recovery

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A boxer's fracture is a bone fracture that affects knuckles in the hand. In this article, learn about the causes, how it is diagnosed, and treatments.

New assessment predicts fracture risk for patients in long-term care

Thu, 07 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Researchers from Hebrew SeniorLife's Institute for Aging Research have developed and validated a new assessment to predict the risk of falls in long-term care patients.

Synovial sarcoma: Treatment, diagnosis, and research

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What is synovial sarcoma, what are the symptoms of synovial sarcoma, and how is it diagnosed? What causes synovial sarcoma and what is the outlook?

Cartilage degeneration algorithm predicts progression of osteoarthritis

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A novel cartilage degeneration algorithm can predict the progression of osteoarthritis in individual patients, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland.

New osteoporosis treatment uses traditional Chinese herb to prevent bone loss

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

A herb widely used in traditional Chinese medicine might hold the key to a new osteoporosis therapy that could prevent bone loss without causing side effects.

What is a spiral fracture? Causes and treatment

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 09:00:00 PDT

A spiral fracture is a type of bone fracture. It occurs when a long bone is twisted with force. Learn about the potential symptoms, and how it is treated.

Spondyloarthritis: Symptoms, treatments, and causes

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Spondyloarthritis is a term used to describe inflammatory diseases that cause arthritis. Learn about the types, causes, symptoms, and outlook.

Lisfranc fracture: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 06:00:00 PDT

A Lisfranc fracture is a type of bone fracture that occurs in the foot. Learn about diagnosing a Lisfranc fracture, treatments, and prevention.

Raccoon eyes: Causes and treatments

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 03:00:00 PDT

Raccoon eyes are dark circles that appear around the eyes as a symptom of internal bleeding. A number of different conditions can lead to raccoon eyes.

Osteoporosis: Potential new drug target uncovered

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

A new study finds that targeting the body's aging-related cells maintains and increases bone formation and improves bone mass and strength in aging mice.

Collagen in cartilage tissues behaves like liquid crystals in a smart phone screen

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Cartilage in our joints contains collagen which behaves a bit like the liquid crystals on a smart phone screen, according to researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL).

Acupuncture, electrotherapy after knee replacement associated with reduced and delayed opioid use

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

An analysis of drug-free interventions to reduce pain or opioid use after total knee replacement found modest but clinically significant evidence that acupuncture and electrotherapy can potentially...

Subchondral bone cyst: Causes, treatment, and symptoms

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

What is a subchondral bone cyst and what is the link between subchondral bone cyst and osteoarthritis? What are the risk factors and how is it treated?

Certain occupations linked to an increased risk of rheumatoid arthritis

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

New research indicates that certain occupations may put workers at an elevated risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis.

How do broken bones heal?

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:00 PDT

Find out what gives our bones their remarkable ability to heal breaks in a finely tuned process that involves stem cells, cartilage, and bone.

Spondylolisthesis: Causes, symptoms, and treatments

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

In this article, learn about spondylolisthesis. What are the types and grades of spondylolisthesis, how is it diagnosed, and what are the causes?

Upper crossed syndrome: Causes, symptoms, and exercises

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Upper crossed syndrome refers to an overlapping configuration of overactive and underactive muscle groups. Learn about its causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Rain increases joint pain? Google suggests otherwise

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 PDT

Some people with achy joints and arthritis swear that weather influences their pain. New research, perhaps the deepest, data-based dive into this suggestion, finds that weather conditions in 45 U.S.