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

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 to Expect on Surgery Day
Photo of a surgeon pointing to a lumbar spine model.
Herniated Disc Surgery: How to Prepare
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: Overview
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
Kyphoplasty: Purpose of Kyphoplasty
Tenex Health TX system
Tenex Procedure: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
Physician discusses back pain with patient, possible herniated disc surgery
Discectomy: Purpose of Herniated Disc Surgery
surgeon prepares for herniated disc surgery
Herniated Disc Surgery: Overview
Runner checks for ACL problems
ACL Surgery: Long-Term Care
Preparing for ACL surgery, doctor checks patient's knee
ACL Surgery: How to Prepare
Person with knee pain may have torn ACL and need ACL surgery
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
Allograft vs. Autograft Tissue: Which Is Better?
clavicle fracture
Clavicle Fracture Treatment: When Is Surgery Necessary?
Woman doctor looking at neck x-rays.
Anterior Cervical Discectomy: Preparation, Recovery, Long-Term Care
A doctor evaluating patient's knee joint
What Is Needle Arthroscopy for Knee Pain?
operating room
Salespeople in the OR During Joint Replacement Surgery
knee acl surgery
Using Donor ACL vs. Your Own Tissue
3-D printing
3-D Printing in Orthopedic Surgery
surgeons performing surgery
Why Operating Rooms Are So Cold
Surgeon working
Surgical Debridement to Remove Unhealthy Tissue
A metal orthopedic implant
Allergy to Metal Orthopedic Implants
Senior couple packing for a trip together - stock photo
What to Pack for the Hospital for Surgery
Peyton Manning underwent neck surgery in 2011.
Peyton Manning's Neck Fusion Surgery
Patient explaining shoulder pain to doctor
Orthopedic Statistics and Demographics
Measuring for implant during orthopedic surgery
How to Find the Right Orthopedic Surgeon
How to Choose the Right Doctor for Your Surgery
A runner stretching in a sunny field
Knee Anatomy: Bones, Muscles, Tendons, and Ligaments
blood transfusion
Donating Your Own Blood Before Surgery
doctor and surgeon in discussion over spine model in clinic
Cervical Fusion Neck Surgery for Treating Pain
Hip replacement, illustration
Orthopedic Implant Manufacturers and Supply Companies
hip fracture plate
Orthopedic Surgery for Removing Hardware
Shoulder bones and muscles
Anatomy of the Human Shoulder Joint
Female runner on track, low section
Parts of the Lower Extremity of the Body
How to Prevent Surgical Infections
Photo of a surgeon measuring for a hip implant during surgery
Orthopedic Surgery: Surgical Treatment of Bone and Joint Problems
An elderly man talking to his doctor
An Overview of Ollier Disease
Photo of PT examining a woman's knee.
Physical Therapy Exercise Program After Microfracture Surgery
Man in physical therapy
What to Expect From PT After Total Shoulder Replacement
Photo of a doctor examining a foot.
Exercise Program for Lisfranc Fracture
Elderly woman being helped in bed.
Exercises to Improve Bed Mobility
young physical therapist helping a male client
Physical Therapy After a Total Knee Replacement
Photo of PT working with a man's knee.
Patella Lateral Release Surgery Rehab Protocol
Photo of an athlete doing a box jump.
Physical Therapy Protocol After ACL Surgery
Woman hopping on road
Single Leg Hop Test to Determine Your Return to Sports
woman on stationary bike with physical therapist giving advice
Physical Therapy After Partial Knee Replacement Surgery
Photo of a man with an amputation talking to a doctor.
Residual Limb After Amputation
older woman visiting female doctor
Joint Replacement Coach to Help Someone Through Surgery
Hip prosthesis,x-ray
Exercises and Activities to Avoid After Hip Replacement
Woman suffering from shoulder pain
Post Operative Shoulder Rehabilitation Exercises
an older couple riding bicycles
Cycling With a Knee Replacement