Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgeries are used to correct a number of issues with the bones, muscles, and ligaments. Educate yourself about your upcoming procedure and recovery time so you know what to expect.

Explore Orthopedic Surgery

Knee arthroscopy operating room
Knee Arthroscopy: What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Surgical nurse wheeling patient to surgery in hospital
Knee Arthroscopy: How to Prepare
Photo of a woman in a hospital preparing for surgery.
Herniated Disc Surgery: What Happens on the Day of Surgery?
Photo of a surgeon pointing to a lumbar spine model.
Prepare the Right Way for Herniated Disc Surgery
Nurse holding spine model against the patients backs. Clinic interior
Kyphoplasty: Long-Term Care
Patient undergoing rehabilitation walking exercises with assistance from physical therapist - stock photo
Kyphoplasty: Recovery
Back problems.
Spinal Stenosis Surgery: Everything You Need to Know
elderly couple walking in park.
Spinal Stenosis Surgery: Long-Term Care
Man in physical therapy pointing to his low back.
Spinal Stenosis Surgery: Recovery
doctors in operating room.
Spinal Stenosis Surgery: What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Health insurance claim form application for medicare coverage and medical treatment for patient admitted in hospital ward
Spinal Stenosis Surgery: How to Prepare
Senior man discussing X-ray with doctor.
Purpose of Spinal Stenosis Surgery
Doctor looking chest x-ray
Kyphoplasty: What to Expect on the Day of Surgery
Two doctors discussing patients X-ray and MRI scans, chest x-rays - stock photo
Kyphoplasty: How to Prepare
Lumbal spine - stock photo
Purpose of Kyphoplasty
Tenex Health TX system
How the Tenex Procedure Treats Tendon Pain
Physician discusses back pain with patient, possible herniated disc surgery
Purpose of Surgery for Herniated Disc
surgeon prepares for herniated disc surgery
What to Expect from Herniated Disc Surgery
Runner checks for ACL problems
Long-Term Care After ACL Surgery
Preparing for ACL surgery, doctor checks patient's knee
How to Prepare for ACL Surgery
Person with knee pain may have torn ACL and need ACL surgery
Purpose of ACL Surgery
Doctor welcomes woman checking in for hip replacement surgery
Hip Replacement Surgery: How to Prepare
Surgeon reaching for a scalpel
Is Your Own Tissue or Donor Tissue Better for Orthopedic Surgery?
clavicle fracture
When Is Surgery Necessary for a Broken Collarbone?
Woman doctor looking at neck x-rays.
What to Expect from ACDF Surgery
A doctor evaluating patient's knee joint
What Is Needle Arthroscopy for Knee Pain?
operating room
Why Are Salespeople in the OR During Your Joint Replacement Surgery?
Female doctor discusses a medical diagnosis with patient
Using Donor ACL vs. Your Own Tissue
3-D printing
The Future of Orthopedics May Include 3-D Printing
surgeons performing surgery
Find out the Reason Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold
Surgeon working
This Surgical Procedure is Used to Remove Unhealthy Tissue from the Body
A metal orthopedic implant
Can You Be Allergic to Your Metal Artificial Joint Replacement?
Senior couple packing for a trip together - stock photo
21 Essentials to Pack on Your Surgery Day
Patient explaining shoulder pain to doctor
Information About Statistics and Numbers in Orthopedic Surgery
Measuring for implant during orthopedic surgery
Finding a Qualified Orthopedic Surgeon for Your Treatment
Important Considerations Before Choosing the Right Surgeon
A runner stretching in a sunny field
Anatomy of the Knee
blood transfusion
Should You Donate Your Own Blood Before Elective Surgery?
Hip replacement, illustration
Do You Know Who Made Your Joint Implant?
hip fracture plate
Hardware Removal: The Most Difficult Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder bones and muscles
Everything You Need to Know About Your Shoulder Joint
Female runner on track, low section
Parts of the Lower Extremity of the Body
Surgical Infections Can Be Easily Prevented
Photo of a surgeon measuring for a hip implant during surgery
Orthopedic Surgery for the Treatment of Bone and Joint Problems
An elderly man talking to his doctor
The Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Treatment of Ollier Disease
Photo of PT examining a woman's knee.
PT Exercises After Microfracture Surgery
Man in physical therapy
What to Expect From PT After Total Shoulder Replacement
Photo of a doctor examining a foot.
Get Started on Your Lisfranc Fracture Rehab With These PT Exercises
Elderly woman being helped in bed.
Improve Bed Mobility With This Exercise Program
young physical therapist helping a male client
Different Types of Physical Therapy Can Help After Knee Replacement
Photo of PT working with a man's knee.
Physical Therapy After Patella Lateral Release Surgery
Photo of an athlete doing a box jump.
Week by Week ACL Rehab Protocol
Woman hopping on road
The Hop Test Can Determine Safe Return to Sports After Injury
woman on stationary bike with physical therapist giving advice
Physical Therapy Options After Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
Photo of a man with an amputation talking to a doctor.
What Is a Residual Limb After an Amputation?
older woman visiting female doctor
How to Help Someone Recovering From Their Joint Replacement
Hip prosthesis,x-ray
Exercises and Activities to Avoid After Hip Replacement
Woman suffering from shoulder pain
Get Your Shoulder Rehab Started Right the Right Exercises
an older couple riding bicycles
Find out How Soon You Can Start Cycling Again With a Knee Replacement
Photo of a man with an amputation talking to a doctor.
Desentization Exercises After Limb Amputation