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Questions and Answers about Hip Replacement

Learn about hip replacement surgery, alternative treatments, recovery and rehabilitation after the surgery.

Review Date: December 16, 2011

NIH National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Information Clearinghouse

Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain

Chronic pain in the front and center of the knee (anterior knee pain) is common among active, healthy young people, especially girls. If you or a loved one suffer from this type of chronic knee pain, find tips to prevent recurrences here.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ankle Fractures

Learn how fractured ankles are treated and rehabilitated.

Review Date: December 13, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Find a Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Search by city, state, and name to find a foot and ankle surgeon.

Review Date: March 15, 2013

American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons

Find a Sports Medicine Specialist

Search the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine directory to find a sports medicine specialist in your area.

Review Date: December 17, 2012

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Fractures

Learn how fractures are treated and rehabilitated.

Review Date: December 13, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Ganglion Cysts of the Wrist

Ganglion cysts grow on the top of the wrist (dorsal ganglions). But they can also be found on the underside of the wrist (between the thumb and your pulse point), at the end joint of a finger or at the base of a finger.

Review Date: December 13, 2012

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow, or lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition of the elbow caused by overuse. This document reviews risk factors/prevention, symptoms, and treatment options.

Review Date: March 21, 2011

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Total Joint Replacement

The goal of joint replacement is to relieve pain caused by damage done to the cartilage. Find answers to questions on joint replacement surgery.

Review Date: February 21, 2013

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons