Sharp's multidisciplinary team of orthopedic physicians has the special training to help patients manage the symptoms of their orthopedic condition.
There are various forms of arthritis, or inflammation of the joint. It's usually chronic and rarely changes. Learn the most common causes and how it's diagnosed.
Learn what causes this temporary condition that can restrain motion, who's at risk and how it can be treated.
- Femoral-acetabular Impingement
Femoral-acetabular impingement (FAI), also known as hip impingement, is a deformity of the hip Joint that limits the joint’s normal range of motion.
Though the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, it's important for patients to be aware of the symptoms to they can receive the appropriate treatment.
While fractures have a variety of names depending on the type of break in the bone, they share similar symptoms. Patient treatment plans may vary, but the goal is to control pain and restore normal use of the fractured area.
Not to be confused with poor posture, this condition is also known as 'humpback." Treatment is based on specific factors with the goal of stopping the progression.
Learn the risk factors and symptoms of osteoporosis, which affects more than 10 million Americans.
While it is not always possible to pinpoint the exact origin of infection, you can learn who is most at risk for developing osteomyelitis, which is an inflammation of the bone or bone marrow.
- Paget's Disease of the Bone
While there isn't an exact cause for this chronic bone disorder in which bones become enlarged and deformed, there are means to diagnose and treat it.
Spinal curvature from scoliosis can occur on the right, left or both sides of the spine. While the possible causes are numerous, early detection is most important for successful treatment.
Find a San Diego Orthopedic Surgeon
To learn more about orthopedics at Sharp or to find a Sharp-affiliated doctor, search for San Diego orthopedic surgeons or call 1-800-82-SHARP (1-800-827-4277), Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 6 pm.
For More Orthopedics Information
To find general information about orthopedics, visit Orthopedic Surgery in Adult Health or read the Orthopedics News archive.