New medications are being used for joint replacement surgery for pain treatment, blood clot prevention, and avoiding infections.
Injuries can be avoided, and the Safe Kids organization is working to inform the public about how to avoid sports injuries in young athletes.
Robotic surgery is expanding in orthopedic surgery. Makoplasty is a technology that allows robots to guide joint replacements.
Robotic surgery is gaining interest, and there have been some early investigations of the use of robots in joint replacement surgery.
Hip replacement complications are not common, but can occur. Here are 5 problems that can occur as a result of surgery and how to prevent them.
Arthroscopic shoulder surgery is safe, but complications can occur. Here are five of the most common and concerning problems that can occur.
Surgery for treatment of shoulder bursitis is called a subacromial decompression. Learn about how surgery can be used to cure shoulder bursitis.
Muscle contusions are injuries to muscle tissue caused by a blow to the soft-tissue. These injuries are commonly seen in contact sports.
Rib stress fractures are injuries that occur most often in athletes. Allowing the bone to heal with rest is often the only treatment.
Forearm compartment syndrome is an overuse injury uncommon in most athletes, but often seen in rowers and motocross riders.