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Orthopedics - By Category

Hand & Wrist Information
Learn about common causes of hand and wrist pain. Follow the links below to help you find more information about your condition or use the information to understand the cause of your symptoms. Also learn about treatments available for a variety of hand and wrist conditions.

Shoulder & Elbow Information
Learn about common causes of shoulder and elbow pain. Follow the links below to help you find more information about your condition or use the information to understand the cause of your symptoms. Also learn about treatments available for a variety of shoulder and elbow conditions.

Hip & Knee Information
Learn about common causes of hip and knee pain. Follow the links below to help you find more information about your condition or use the information to understand the cause of your symptoms. Also learn about treatments available for a variety of hip and knee conditions.

Foot & Ankle Information
Learn about common causes of foot and ankle pain. Follow the links below to help you find more information about your condition or use the information to understand the cause of your symptoms. Also learn about treatments available for a variety of foot and ankle conditions.

Back, Spine, & Neck Information
Find information about common causes of back and neck pain. There are many back and neck conditions, and these are extremely common. Learn about what treatments are available and what you can do to better understand your back or neck condition.

Fractures & Dislocations
Broken bones, also called fractures, are among the most common orthopedic injuries. Fracture treatment is often with a cast, but sometimes treatment of broken bones requires surgery. Read on for more fracture information...

Information About Sprains & Strains
Sprains and strains are among the most common orthopedic injuries. Sprains describe an injury to a ligament and strains describe an injury to muscle. Treatment of both sprains and strains is important for a timely recovery.

Information About Sports Injuries
A sports injury is a common problem for all types of athletes. Orthopedic surgeons specialize in the treatment of athletes and active people. A sports injury is a setback for any athlete, but with treatment and rehab, you will be back in action soon.

Information About Arthritis
Arthritis is a common condition that leads to damage of joints. When arthritis is severe, joint motion can cause significant pain. Treatment of arthritis depends on the type and severity of the problem. Research is looking into treatment of arthritis.

Information About Pediatric Orthopedics
Pediatric orthopedics is the division of orthopedics that cares for children's issues. Caring for kids is very different from the care of adults. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons face specific issues in the treatment of children.

Information About Medications, Treatments, Therapy & Rehab
Treatment of orthopedic conditions must account for a variety of factors. Learn about the different modalities used to treat many common orthopedic problems.

Information About Orthopedic Conditions & Syndromes
Learn about many common orthopedic conditions ranging from gout to osteoporosis. These conditions all have characteristic symptoms and require specific treatment. My knowing more about your condition, your treatment can be more effective.

Information About Orthopedic Surgery
Orthopedic surgery is the medical specialty that encompasses the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and conditions. Orthopedic surgeons treat a variety of problems in all ages of patients. Learn more about the specialty of orthopedics.

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