Our orthopedic experts have the special training to help you manage the symptoms of your 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 (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.
A malformation of the hip joint, hip dysplasia ranges in severity from mild hip instability to complete hip dislocation
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.
ScoliosisSpinal 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.
A spinal tumor is a growth that develops within the bones of the spine or near the spinal cord. The tumor, whether cancerous (malignant) or noncancerous (benign), can impinge on the surrounding spinal nerves, leading to pain, neurological problems and sometimes paralysis and permanent disability.
A condition of spinal instability, in which one vertebra slips forward or backward over the vertebra below. There are six types of spondylolisthesis based on the cause of the slip.
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, most often in the neck or lower back. This narrowing can put pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerves at the level of compression.
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