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orthopedics

Patient Story

Holding hands with a chimpanzee

When Susie developed an odd lump on the back of her wrist, hand surgeon Peter Jebson, MD, made a house call to the zoo.

Build healthy bones at any age

Preventive care and regular exercise are essential steps to ward off injury and maintain strength.

Patient Story

‘Life can be so much better’

When Elvira Brico found herself sitting on a bench as her elderly mother marched on, she knew it had come time for joint replacement surgery.

Tend those tiny toes

When toes do their thing, you hardly notice them. When you use abuse them with ill-fitting shoes, they'll clamor for attention.

Difficulties in daily living activities?

It may be rheumatoid arthritis. The symptoms of this condition often precede an actual diagnosis by several years.

Patient Story

‘Given me my life back’

Despite therapy and other treatments, Billie Ann Primmer’s hip pain became so intense she couldn’t walk. Hip replacement surgery offered hope.

The single-sport scourge

Nearly 3 in 4 young athletes specialize in just one sport as early as age 7, upping their risk of burnout and injury.

12 tips to prep you for spring activity

Try these pro moves to spare you from sore muscles, injuries as the weather heats up.

Patient Story

‘It’s like a pebble in your shoe’

After Madalin Wixson suffered a sports injury, doctors discovered a bone tumor. After surgery, she's back to playing sports pain-free.

Patient Story

‘They really bent over backwards to help me’

When wrist pain afflicted 97-year-old World War II veteran Norius Crisan, he found quick relief.

Patient Story

‘I was just crushed’

Fearing an elbow injury would ice his college hockey career, Chad McDonald underwent Tommy John surgery. He has now landed a spot with the pros.

Want healthy joints? Do these 10 things

Treat your hard-working body to some R&R with these helpful tips from a doctor who knows.

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