Orthopedics


 
 From Shoulders to Fingers: Upper Extremity Arthritis

Orthopedic Surgeon Barry Smith, MD, FAAOS, discusses the signs and symptoms of upper extremity arthritis and treatment options.

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Orthopedics

Injecting a calcium-based cement into the bones of some people with knee or hip pain could help them avoid joint replacement surgery, Ohio State University doctors say.

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Orthopedics

Seniors are wasting their time and money taking calcium and vitamin D supplements to ward off the brittle bones of old age, a new review concludes.

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Orthopedics

Exposure to air pollution can increase the risk for osteoporosis and broken bones in older adults, a new U.S. study suggests.

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Seniors with a fractured hip need surgery as soon as possible or they could suffer life-threatening complications, a new Canadian study concludes.

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They may temporarily ease pain, but new research suggests that steroid injections to arthritic hips may exacerbate bone trouble over the longer term.

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