Orthopedic disorders involve anything to do with muscles, joints and ligaments. Common orthopedic conditions include knee problems, whiplash, torn cartilage, dislocated shoulder, fibromyalgia, foot pain and many more. Read about the causes of these conditions, symptoms, diagnosis treatment methods and surgery.
Thoracic bone spurs occur on the thoracic region of the spine. The symptoms these spurs produce are similar to those produced when the spurs occur on other areas of the spine; however, there a many treatment options available.
More than 90 percent of Americans experience an acute back injury some point in their lives, reports the American Family Physician. Read on to learn about what causes this painful condition and the treatment options that are available.
A bone spur or osteophyte is extra bone, or bony projections that develop on the edges of normal bones, usually in the spine, shoulders, hands, hips, knees and feet. The causes for bone spurs are many, extending to stress, repetitive movements and aging.
Tightrope bunion surgery, also known as Mini-Tightrope Bunionectomy, is a medical procedure to correct painful foot deformities caused by bunions. Unlike traditional bunion surgery, the tightrope method uses a special binding technique that does not involve the removal of bone.
Active people often find they have aches and pains on a regular basis. This having been said, tendinitis could be the root of the pain. Finding a resolution to the pain may seem like an overwhelming task. Can physical therapy exercises for tendinitis benefit you?
Learn about how medical professionals are using plastic surgery to treat pectus excavatum. The Nuss procedure and Ravitch procedure are commonly used to treat the sunken areas that develop in the chest caused by pectus excavatum.
Broken femur healing times vary according to a patient’s age, medical condition, the type of trauma, type of fracture, bone quality and the time medical intervention is being introduced. There are both modifiable and non-modifiable factors affecting the broken femur healing times.
Broken ankles often occur when you put pressure on your ankle when you misstep or fall. Pain, tenderness and swelling are all signs of a broken ankle. How do you know if you have a broken ankle and not just a sprain? Read on to learn more.