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What Types of Orthopedic Surgeries are Performed as Outpatient Procedures?

What Types of Orthopedic Surgeries are Performed as Outpatient Procedures?

by Stephanie Meadows
The number of outpatient procedures performed in the United States is on the rise. In fact, it has tripled over the past 30 years to more than 54 million a year. That almost equals the number of procedures that require hospital stays.

Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis

Carpal Tunnel vs. Arthritis

by Stephanie Meadows
You rely on the use of your hands for almost everything you do on a daily basis. But when you have constant pain and discomfort in your hands and wrists, these simple tasks become more difficult and uncomfortable. Two big culprits of this type of pain are carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and rheumatoid arthritis (RA), conditions infamous for the pain and discomfort they cause the hands and wrists. Since these conditions both lead to a similar type of pain, they can be easily confused. In actuality, carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis are different conditions.

Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery

Recovering from Hip Replacement Surgery

by Shearly (SU)
The hip joint is one the largest joints of the body, and serves in movement as the thigh moves forward and backward. The hip joint also rotates when sitting and with changes of direction while walking. The hip joint is where the ball of the thigh-bone (femur) joins the pelvis at a socket called the acetabulum. There is cartilage covering both the bone of the femur and the acetabulum of the pelvis in the hip joint. A joint lining tissue, called synovium, surrounds the hip joint. The synovium tissue produces fluid that lubricates the joint and provides nutrients to the cartilage of the joint.

Traditional Vs. Reverse Shoulder Replacement

Traditional Vs. Reverse Shoulder Replacement

by Stephanie Meadows
Your shoulder joint is composed of four joints and three bones: the clavicle (collarbone), the scapula (shoulder blade), and the humorous (upper arm bone). An edge of the scapula, called the acromion, forms the top of the shoulder. Your shoulder happens to encompass the most movable joints in your body, but can become unstable and the site of injuries, such as, sprains, strains, dislocations, separations, torn rotator cuffs, bursitis, tendinitis, frozen shoulder, fractures and arthritis.

The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Orthopedic Surgery

by Shearly (SU)
Over the past few decades, advances in medical science and innovative new technologies have made it possible for patients to undergo many types of minimally invasive surgery. Doctors can now use a variety of techniques to operate with less damage to the body. Minimally invasive operating techniques have had a tremendous impact on surgery since the 1990s.