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orthopedics

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.

Brace yourself

An orthopedic surgeon's new shoulder brace design could be a game-changer for those with shoulder pain.

Not your grandad’s arthritis

New research suggests chronic joint pain afflicts more young people than once suspected.

Healing power of housework?

In your 60s and beyond, even moderate activity around the house can improve your physical health.

Patient Story

Stepping out with a new hip

Mary Howell had no idea how quickly she'd rebound from her joint replacement surgery.

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.

Don’t hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

Patient Story

No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

Can dropping weight save your knees?

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

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

Which high school sport has the most concussions?

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football.

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