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