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orthopedic surgery

Patient Story

‘I was in bring-me-to-tears pain’

A rare wrist surgery offers welcome relief for a woman who gave up golf and bowling because of a crippling condition.

Slip and fall? You’re not alone

Clinic that streamlines treatment from snow to specialist raises the alert that weather-related injuries are spiking this year.

Patient Story

A leg up on 88

Retiree and world traveler Dorothy Zoellner is using a positive attitude and determination to fight back from a complex leg fracture.

Can dropping weight save your knees?

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain.

Doc helps keep NHL players on the ice

When millions of dollars and hard-earned careers are on the line, athletes seek the best care in the business.

Patient Story

Soccer injury won’t sideline this athlete

It’s been called the nastiest injury in sports—but Brad Reed wouldn't let a torn ACL keep him from the game he loves.

Don’t delay joint replacement

If you think you're too young, think again—quality of life diminishes for those who wait too long to replace a bad joint.

Value of arthroscopic knee surgery questioned in older adults

'The bottom line is that arthroscopy only takes out torn, damaged tissue; it does not put anything back,' expert says.