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.

Patient Story

‘I had tears in my eyes’

A knee injury on his daughter’s wedding day couldn’t stop Gary Bustance from walking her down the aisle.

Patient Story

Knees worthy of a dance

Lou Ann Weber did the work to earn her new joints, and she's now preparing to boogie at her grandson's wedding.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

When Matt Bailey's weight caused a boat to almost sink, he flooded his life with change. He's since lost 140 pounds and gained confidence.

Prevent injury—embrace the pre-shovel prep

Just because the snow is falling doesn't mean you should start digging. A warm-up, the right attire and a sensible pace can keep you safe.

Patient Story

Life with Luke

Doctors said baby Luke Worley was 12 hours from death. Today, he's a thriving, striving 6-year-old enjoying life.

Patient Story

‘It saved so much time’

A patient and his surgeon traverse the miles virtually thanks to some fine-tuned technology.

E-scooter injuries on the rise

As the tool's popularity has exploded, droves of young people—largely men, ages 18 to 34—are experiencing head injuries and bone fractures.

Ouch! Avoid these 4 exercise injuries

A sports medicine doctor shares how to avoid—or treat—common workout whammies.

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‘Look at us now’

To see Christopher Yates walk, run and jump, you’d never know he went through years of treatment for clubfoot.

Bounce your way to fitness

Consider mini-trampolines to add some pep to your step as studies show it's an effective workout that's easy on the joints.

10 exercise tips from a pro

Here are ways to make your fitness commitment last all year.

Patient Story

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