Visit our orthopedic surgery patient education center to learn more
All Wellness Library articles (12 items)Wellness Library
A Safer Way to Get Out of Bed
Something as simple as getting out of bed properly can help to ease strain on your back and prevent injury.
All Tests and Procedures articles (7 items)Tests and Procedures
Orthopedic surgeons use arthroscopy to diagnose and treat joint problems. An arthroscope is a small, tube shaped instrument that is used to look inside a joint.
All Adult Health Library articles (25 items)Adult Health Library
Anatomy of the Bone
A typical bone in your body contains three types of tissue—a hard outer tissue, a sponge-like inner tissue, and smooth tissue at the ends.
Pediatric Health Library
Detailed information on clubfoot, including causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care
Back Pain a Common Problem
Four in five people will be affected by lower back pain at some point in their lives. Most back pain will ease with rest and over-the-counter pain relievers, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Applying cold compresses or ice for 20 minutes several times a day also may help. Talk to your health care provider if the pain doesn't ease after these self-care steps.