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The Broken Clavicle or Collar Bone - Four Myths You Need To Understand

The Broken Clavicle or Collar Bone - Four Myths You Need To Understand

The clavicle or collarbone is one of the most commonly broken bones in our body.  The clavicle will break or fracture if you fall onto the side of your shoulder.  Once struck...

ArtiFacts: Bernhard Heine's Osteotome : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

ArtiFacts: Bernhard Heine's Osteotome : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

We are pleased to present our latest ArtiFacts column. In each installation, the Collections Manager of the Historical Collections Division of the National Museum of Health and...

5 Signs To Tell If You Have a Serious Knee Injury?

5 Signs To Tell If You Have a Serious Knee Injury?

Your knee twists and you have swelling and pain.  You are struck by another player and have bruising, but no swelling.  Are these serious knee injuries?   As an active athlete...

Hamstring Injury and Recovery | Orlando Orthopaedic Center

Hamstring Injury and Recovery | Orlando Orthopaedic Center

Search for… Hamstring Injury and Recovery Pulled hamstrings are a common occurrence with highly explosive athletes who engage in sports that require sprinting such as track and...

Resident Participation is Not Associated With Worse... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Resident Participation is Not Associated With Worse... : Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®

Background Approximately one-half of all US surgical procedures, and one-third of orthopaedic procedures, are performed at teaching hospitals. However, the effect of resident...

Innovative Therapies Enhance Results of Total Knee Replacement

Innovative Therapies Enhance Results of Total Knee Replacement

Total knee replacement (TKR) is utilized for end-stage knee osteoarthritis, which often leads to excellent long-term outcomes with greater than 95 percent survival at 20 years....

Tibia fracture: Types, symptoms, and treatment

Tibia fracture: Types, symptoms, and treatment

A fracture is another word for a break. In some cases, the only symptom of a small fracture is a pain in the shin while walking. In more severe cases, the tibia bone may...

Trochanteric bursitis: Causes and treatment of hip bursitis

Trochanteric bursitis: Causes and treatment of hip bursitis

Bursa are small, fluid-filled sacs found near joints. Bursa help joints move more easily by allowing muscles and tendons to glide over bone and other structures. The human body...

Cuboid syndrome: What it is, treatment, and recovery

Cuboid syndrome: What it is, treatment, and recovery

Cuboid syndrome causes pain on the lateral side of the foot which is the side of the little toe. A person often feels pain around the middle of the foot, or at the base of the...

The 3 most valuable AI applications in Orthopedics

The 3 most valuable AI applications in Orthopedics

Artificial intelligence could prove to be a self-running growth engine for the health care sector in the not-so-distant future. A recent report from Accenture analyzed the...

Polydactyly: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

Polydactyly: Symptoms, causes, and treatments

The name comes from the Greek poly (many) and dactylos (finger). The extra fingers or toes are described as "supernumerary," which means "more than the normal number." For this...

Underweight health risks: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Underweight health risks: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

While some people may have a genetic background or a medical illness that prevents them from putting on weight, there are interventions doctors can recommend to help a person...