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03 Oct

What is an Orthopedic Surgeon?

An Orthopedic Surgeon is a doctor that specializes in the treatment of patients with injuries and disorders of the bones, muscles, ligaments, joints and nerves which make up the musculoskeletal system of the human body.

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03 Oct

Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Hand surgery is field of orthopedics dealing with conditions and treatments related to the hand and the connected forearm and upper arm. Hand surgeons may have studied general surgery, orthopedic surgery or plastic surgery. However, hand surgery patients usually go to orthopedic surgeons because they have highly specialized training.

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03 Oct

Maintaining Strong Bones

Bone health is integral to overall health. Bones, which support and provide structure for muscles, organs, and other kinds of tissue, are almost literally the foundation of the body. But, since bones are not visible to the eye, it can be easy to overlook their enormous importance. Here are four ways to rectify the problem and make sure your bones are strong and healthy.

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03 Oct

Knee Replacement Surgery

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Knee replacement surgery (also called knee arthoplasty) can repair knee joints damaged by arthritis. This popular procedure has been in use since 1968 and has undergone many improvements over the years.

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03 Oct

Knee Pain

Knee pain is a fact of life, especially if you are over the age of 50.  Minor injuries that occur when people are in their 20s or 30s can develop into painful osteoarthritic conditions that cause chronic discomfort, swelling and problems with mobility when they are in their 60s and 70s. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, fully half of the population over the age of 85 experience knee pain. A variety of problems can affect the knee, and treatments vary from over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications to surgery to repair damaged tissue or even replacement of the entire knee joint.

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03 Oct

How to Choose an Orthopedic Surgeon

If you are unsure whether your injury or illness requires an Orthopedic Surgeon, please read our article What is an Orthopedic Doctor to gain a better understanding of what injuries, illnesses and disorders are treated by Orthopedics.

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