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Questions and Answers about Hip ReplacementQuestions about this procedure and alternatives are addressed here. The goals of hip replacement surgery are to improve mobility by relieving pain and improve function of the hip joint.... Details >National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, National Institutes of HealthAdolescent Anterior Knee Pain A teenager who is active in sports and starts to feel a dull, aching pain behind the kneecap (patella) on either or both legs may need to adjust his or her training routine. Chronic pain in the front ... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsBone Up on Bone Loss You make the bone that must last your lifetime when you are between the ages of 10 and 18 years old. This bone is known as your "peak bone mass." To reach the best possible peak bone mass, you must ge... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsCare of Casts and Splints Splints and casts support and protect injured bones and soft tissue, reducing pain, swelling, and muscle spasm. Your doctor will decide which type of support will be best for you.
... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsFind an Orthopaedist Search this web site for an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons® member surgeon. You can search using last name, first name, city, state, zip code, and country. You can also search by a combinati... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsFrequently Asked Questions About Chiropractic The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) receives many questions about chiropractic. This page provides answers to the most commonly asked questions, including what conditions chiropractors treat, ... Details >American Chiropractic AssociationGrowth Plate Fractures The bones of children and adults share many of the same risks for injury. However, a child's bones are also subject to a unique injury called a growth plate fracture. Growth plate fractures often requ... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsTennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) Tennis elbow is a degenerative condition of the tendon fibers responsible for anchoring the muscles that extend or lift the wrist and hand. Patients often complain of severe, burning pain on the outs... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsTotal Joint Replacement The goal of joint replacement is to relieve the pain in the joint caused by the damage done to the cartilage.The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons answers questions on joint replacement surgery... Details >American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsWhat Are Growth Plate Injuries?Also available in: SpanishThis fact sheet contains general information about growth plate injuries. It describes what growth plates are, who gets injuries, what causes them, how they are treated, and more.
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