Bones, Joints & Muscles
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A new surgical technique can help patients undergoing arthroscopic hip surgery avoid numbness in the genital area -- a complication that occurs in up to 25 percent of patients undergoing the procedure.
Medical alert devices and other technology can be useful for seniors to ensure they can get help in case of a fall.
Healthy habits that include a nutritious diet, adequate sleep and moderate exercise can help keep your back strong and free of pain.
Once considered an adults-only injury, anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tears are being seen increasingly in young athletes, some as young as 10. Learn about a unique, three-pronged approach to treat and prevent ACL tears.
Hip and knee replacement are two of the most commonly performed operations in orthopedic surgery. Both procedures are very successful at eliminating pain, correcting deformity and improving mobility so you can get back to the activities you enjoy.
You have to break muscle down to build it back up stronger. If done correctly, the microtears you sustain from exercise will eventually accumulate to form muscle mass.
If you're feeling pain in your knee or hips, you may be putting off a trip to the doctor for fear that you'll have to have joint replacement surgery. But fear not.
One in two women and up to one in four men will break a bone in their lifetime as the result of osteoporosis. Find out if you are at increased risk for this bone-weakening condition.