Orthopedics

Without bones, muscles and joints, our bodies have no shape. Support your structure, build strength and bend deep, with news and knowledge to keep you on the move.

Watch your wintry step

Follow these simple precautions to help you avoid costly falls on slippery walkways.

Patient Story

In the arms of angels

When a gas explosion at her island cabin left Lisa Sears with severe burns and broken bones, a team of specialists and her faith guided her recovery.

Chilled to the bone? 10 tips to relieve joint pain

If winter weather is causing aches and pains, try these tried-and-true suggestions for rapid relief.

Don’t let the weather fool you

Listen to your body. It'll tell you if you're dehydrated, if only you'll listen.

Boots shopping 101

Top 10 tips from a foot doctor to help you pick the right pair for winter.

Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

Patient Story

Top stories of 2020

Get a dose of inspiration by exploring our most extraordinary tales of heroism and medical miracles.

9 ways to stick with New Year’s resolutions

Harness the power of psychology today to realize your goals tomorrow.

Building the home gym

It's easier than you think to assemble a low-cost fitness area that delivers solid results.

Patient Story

‘We’ll get through this’

Jack Hood, 14, can't control his muscles due to dystonia. Neurologists hope deep brain stimulation can help him.

Fine-tune your home workspace

A functional at-home office requires a smart setup—and sensible habits.

Patient Story

A ‘simply jaw-dropping’ injury

Extensive surgery following a terrible crash has given nursing student Ryan Brown a unique perspective on the patient experience.