• Knee Pain: How to Prevent It

    More people in the United States visit an orthopedic surgeon because of knee problems than for any other complaint. Knee pain results in more than 12 million visits to a doctor's office a year, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

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  • Osteoporosis Basics

    Osteoporosis is a thinning and weakening of the bones that strikes many women after menopause, as well as some older men. The disease makes your bones much more likely to break or fracture if you fall down or suffer an injury which otherwise would have been minor.

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  • Understanding and Treating Knee Contusions

    A contusion is the medical term for bruise, where a damaged blood vessel or capillary leaks blood into the area surrounding an injury.

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  • Taking the Worry Out of Hip Surgery

    In this slideshow, Yale Medicine orthopedic surgeons share surprising insights about hip surgeries.

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  • Fractures have long-term impacts on quality of life in older people

    Single and multiple hip, vertebral, and rib fractures strongly affect the quality of life of older adults over a prolonged period of time, according to a new study published in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research.

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