Orthopaedic Surgical/Procedure Information
Please click on the links below to read information pertaining to your specific surgery, procedure or treatment. These links provide information about what the surgery/procedure is, how to prepare for treatment, what to expect, post-operative care instructions and how to prevent injuries.

Gymnastics Injury Prevention
A Physician Talks About Hip Replacement Surgery
About Holiday Safety
Achilles Tendonitis
ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?
Activities After a Knee Replacement
Activities After Hip Replacement
Additional Resources on Managed Care
Additional Resources on Patient-Centered Care
Additional Resources on Sports
Additional Resources on the Foot/Leg
Additional Resources on the Hip
Additional Resources on the Knee
Additional Resources on the Spine
Additional Wellness Resources
Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
Adult (Acquired) Flatfoot
Aerobic Exercise
All-Terrain Vehicle Safety
Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
Animal Bites
Ankle Fractures
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Arthritis of the Hand
Arthritis of the Knee
Arthritis of the Shoulder
Arthritis of the Thumb
Arthritis of the Wrist
Arthritis: An Overview
Artritis de la Rodilla (Arthritis of the knee)
Artroscopia (Arthroscopy)
Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon about Spinal Stenosis
Athletic Shoes
Avoiding an Epidemic of Errors
Back Pain in Children
Backpack Safety
Baseball Field Safety
Baseball Injury Prevention
Basketball Injury Prevention
Beginning a Weight Training Program
Biceps Tendon Tear at the Elbow
Biceps Tendon Tear at the Shoulder
Biceps Tendonitis
Bone and Tissue Transplantation
Boutonnière Deformity
Bowed Legs
Broken Ankle
Broken Arm
Broken Collarbone
Burners and Stingers
Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
Caídas de escaleras en otoño (Ladder Safety)
Care of Casts and Splints
Care of the Aging or Post-Traumatic Knee
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cemented and Cementless Knee Replacement
Cervical Fracture
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spondylosis
Children's Clubfoot: Treatment with Casting or Operation?
Chronic Lateral Ankle Pain
Common Foot Problems
Common Knee Injuries
Common Shoulder Injuries
Compartment Syndrome
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Understanding Providers
Complementary Therapies: Biofeedback
Congenital Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
Creatine Supplements
Cross Training
Cuidado de un yeso o una férula (Care of casts and splints)
Daily Activity Log
Dedo en gatillo (Trigger finger)
Deep Vein Thrombosis
Dental Work After a Joint Replacement
deQuervain's Tendinitis
Desgarro Meniscal (Mensical Tear)
Developmental Dislocation (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH)
Diabetic Foot
Disk Replacement
Distal Radius Fracture (Colles' Fracture)
Distrofia simpático refleja (Sympathetic reflex dystrophy)
Drive It Safe Guide for Mature Drivers
Dupuytren's Contracture
Early Prevention of Osteoporosis
Effects of Aging
Ejercicio después de Cirugïa del Hombro (Shoulder surgery exercises)
Ejercicio después de Reemplazo de Rodilla (Knee replacement exercises)
Ejercicios después de artroscópica (Knee Arthroscopy Exercises)
El calzado (Shoes)
El Pie Zambo (Clubfoot)
Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis
Elbow Dislocation
Elbow Fractures in Children
Electrodiagnostic testing
Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Birth Injury)
Exámenes de los nervios (Nervous System Tests)
Exámenes para los dolores de las articulaciones (Tests for Joint Pain)
Exercise and Bone and Joint Conditions
Exercise Walking
Exercises For Persons 60 Years and Older
Facts About Falls
Fall Prevention Facts
Falls and Hip Fractures
Female Athletic Triad
Fibromyalgia Syndrome
Finger Fractures
Fingertip Injuries/Amputations
First Fracture May Be a Warning Sign
Fitness Resources
Flexible Flatfoot in Children
Flexor Tendon Injuries
Foot Activity and Exercise Guide
Foot Pain
Football Injury Prevention
Footwear and Falls
Footwear Guide
Forearm Fractures in Children
Fractura de Colles (Colles Fracture)
Fracturas de los codos en los niños (Elbow Fractures in Children)
Fracturas del Antebrazo en los Niños (Forearm Fractures in Children)
Fracture of the Shoulder Blade (Scapula)
Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine
Fractures of the Proximal Tibia
Fractures: An Overview
Fractures: Types and Treatment
Frequently Asked Questions about Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Frozen Shoulder
Ganglion (Cyst) of the Wrist
Getting the Most Out of a Visit with Your Doctor
Getting Up From a Fall
Glosarios de exámenes generales de diagnóstico ortopédico (Diagnostic
Glossary of Orthopaedic Diagnostic Tests
Glucosamina y sulfato de condroitina (Glucosamine, Chondroitin)
Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate Clinical Trials
Golf Injury Prevention
Goosefoot (Pes Anserine) Bursitis of the Knee
Growth Plate Fractures
Guía de Ejercicios para la Parte Baja de la Espalda (Back Exercises)
Guidelines for Preventing Falls
Hamstring Muscle Strain
Hand Fractures
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Injury
Heel Fractures
Heel Pain
Helmet Use
Herniated Disk
Hip Bursitis
Hip Dislocation
Hip Fracture
Hip Fracture Facts
Hip Fractures
Hip Implants
Hip Strains
Hockey Injury Prevention
Home Safety Checklist
Horseback Riding Injury Prevention
How Herbal Supplements Interact with Medications
How to Keep Your Bones Healthy
How to Sit at a Computer
How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
Human Bites
Inflamación del hombro (Shoulder Bursitis, Tendinitis)
Inflammatory Arthritis of the Hip
Inline Skating Injury Prevention
Internal Fixation for Fractures
Joint Revision Surgery - When Do I Need It?
Kienböck's Disease
Knee Arthroscopy
Knee Arthroscopy Exercise Guide
Knee Implants
Knee Ligament Injuries
Knee Osteoarthritis Statistics
Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
La Escoliosis (Scoliosis)
Ladder Safety Guide
Ladder Safety Tips
Las fracturas (Fractures)
Lawnmower, Snowblower Safety
Lifting Techniques for Home Caregivers
Limb Length Discrepancy
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fracture
Live it Safe: Prevent Broken Hips
Living With Arthritis: Health-Related Quality of Life
Los Dolores de la Espalda Inferior (Low back pain)
Low Back Pain
Low Back Pain Exercise Guide
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Mallet Finger (Baseball Finger)
Meniscal Tear
Meniscal Transplants
Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement
Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
Muscle Contusion (Bruise)
Muscle Cramp
Muscle Strains in the Thigh
Neck Pain
Neck Sprain
Nerve injuries
New Techniques to Restore Articular Cartilage
Olecranon (Elbow) Fractures
Orthopaedic Fast Facts
Ortopedia (Orthopaedics)
Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
Osteoarthritis of the Elbow
Osteoarthritis of the Hip
Osteoartritis de la Cadera (Osteoarthritis of the Hip)
Osteonecrosis of the Hip
Osteonecrosis of the Knee
Osteoporosis and Falls
Osteoporosis in Men
Osteoporosis Prevention
Osteoporosis Tests
Osteotomy and Unicompartmental Knee Arthroplasty
Partner with Your Physician for the Best Surgical Outcome
Patient Safety Web Sites and Resources
Patients Have Important Role in Safer Health Care
Patterns and Trends in Physical Activity
Pediatric Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
Pelvis Fractures
People Reporting Leisure-Time Physical Activity
Perthes Disease
Physical Activity for Persons with Mental Retardation
Physical Activity for Seniors
Physical Fields
Physician-Patient Communication: AAOS Advisory Statement
Pie diabético (Diabetic Foot)
Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Warts
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder After Orthopaedic Trauma
Preparing for Joint Replacement Surgery
Prevención de Dolor en la Baja Espalda (Preventing Back Pain)
Prevent Falls and Stay Independent
Prevent Snow Shoveling and Snow Blowing Injuries
Prevent Winter Sports Injuries
Prevent Yoga Injuries
Preventing Back Pain at Work and at Home
Preventing Back Pain: Tips for New Moms
Preventing Bone Loss
Preventing Hip Fractures
Preventing Medical Errors
Problemas Comunes de los Pies (Common foot problems)
Quiste Sinovial o Ganglión (Ganglion Cysts)
Radial Head Fractures
Reconstruccion del Ligamento Cruzado Anterior (ACL Reconstruction)
Reduce Your Risk of Falling
Reemplazo Completo De Una Articulación (Joint Replacement)
Reemplazo total de la rodilla
Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
Resources on Preventing Falls
Resources on Preventing Injuries
Restoring Hand Function After Spinal Cord Injury
Return To Play
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Risks of Steroid Use
Rotator Cuff Tears
Rotator Cuff Tears and Treatment Options
Rotator Cuff Tears: Frequently Asked Questions
Rotura de tobillo (Broken Ankle)
Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
Running Injury Prevention
Safe Exercise
Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
Selecting Home Exercise Equipment
Seniors and Exercise
Seniors and Exercise: Starting an Exercise Program
Shin Splints
Shinbone Fractures
Shoes: Finding the Right Fit
Shoulder Dislocation
Shoulder Impingement
Shoulder Joint Replacement
Shoulder Joint Tear (Glenoid Labrum Tear)
Shoulder Pain
Shoulder Separation
Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder Surgery Exercise Guide
Shoulder Trauma
Síndrome del Túnel Carpiano (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
Skiing Injury Prevention
Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
Smelly (Malodorous) Feet
Smoking and Musculoskeletal Health
Snapping Hip
Soccer Injury Prevention
Spinal Fusion
Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
Sports Injuries and Baby Boomers
Sports Nutrition
Sprained Ankle
Sprained Thumb
Sprains and Strains: What's the Difference?
Sprains, Strains and Other Soft Tissue Injuries
Starting an Exercise Program
Statins and Bone Health
Stay Active: Safe at Any Age
Staying Active As You Age
Stress Fractures
Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
Summer Safety: Tips for the Pool
Surgery and Smoking
Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
Swimming Injury Prevention
Talus Fractures
Tendinitis de deQuervain (deQuervain's Tendonitis)
Tennis Court Safety
Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
Tennis Injury Prevention
Test Your Arthritis Knowledge
The Foot And Ankle
Thermal Capsulorrhaphy
Thighbone (Femur) Fracture
Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
Throwing Injuries in the Elbow
Thumb Fractures
Tight Shoes and Foot Problems
Tips for a Safe Running Program
Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage
Tips to Prepare for Emergencies and Disasters
Toe and Forefoot Fractures
Torcedura de Tobillo (Sprained Ankle)
Total Hip Replacement
Total Hip Replacement Exercise Guide
Total Joint Replacement
Total Joint Replacement: Questions Patients Should Ask Their Surgeon
Total Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement Exercise Guide
Train Smart and Stay Strong
Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip
Trigger Finger
Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist
Unstable Kneecap
Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis
Volleyball Injury Prevention
Warm Up, Cool Down and Be Flexible
Weight-Bearing Exercise for Women and Girls
What Are NSAIDs?
What is a Hand Surgeon?
What Is Your Risk for Osteoporosis?
Why Exercise?
Wrist (Scaphoid) Fracture
Wrist Arthroscopy
Wrist Joint Replacement (Wrist Arthroplasty)
Wrist Sprains
X-rays, CT Scans and MRIs
Your Joint Replacement: Urological Procedures and Antibiotics

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