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Orthopaedic information you can trust from Your Orthopaedic Connection, a service provided by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.

Diseases and Syndromes

    * Achilles Tendonitis
    * Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain
    * Adult (Acquired) Flatfoot
    * Arthritis: An Overview
    * Ask an Orthopaedic Surgeon about Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    * Back Pain in Children
    * Bone Tumor
    * BoutonniŹre Deformity
    * Bowed Legs
    * Bunions
    * Burning Thigh Pain (Meralgia paresthetica)
    * Calcium
    * Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
    * Cauda Equina Syndrome
    * Cerebral Palsy
    * Cervical Radiculopathy
    * Cervical Spondylosis
    * Chordoma
    * Claw Toe
    * Clubfoot
    * Cómo aprovechar al máximo la visita a su médico (Getting the Most Out of a Visit with Your Doctor)
    * Compartment Syndrome
    * Congenital Torticollis (Twisted Neck)
    * Corns
    * Dedo en gatillo (Trigger Finger)
    * deQuervain's Tendinitis
    * Developmental Dislocation (Dysplasia) of the Hip (DDH)
    * Diabetic Foot
    * Distrofia simpático refleja (Sympathetic Reflex Dystrophy)
    * Dupuytren's Contracture
    * Early Prevention of Osteoporosis
    * El pie zambo (Clubfoot)
    * Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis
    * Enchondroma
    * Erb's Palsy (Brachial Plexus Birth Injury)
    * Escoliosis en niĖos y adolescentes (Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents)
    * Ewing's Sarcoma
    * First Fracture May Be a Warning Sign
    * Flexible Flatfoot in Children
    * Frozen Shoulder
    * Ganglion (Cyst) of the Wrist
    * Giant Cell Tumor of Bone
    * Hammer Toe
    * Heat Injury
    * Heel Pain
    * Hip Bursitis
    * How to Keep Your Bones Healthy
    * Infections
    * Inflamación del hombro (Shoulder Bursitis, Tendinitis)
    * Ingrown Toenail
    * Intoeing
    * Juvenile Arthritis
    * Kienböck's Disease
    * Knee Tendon Bursitis
    * Kneecap (Prepatellar) Bursitis
    * Kyphosis (Roundback) of the Spine
    * Limb Length Discrepancy
    * Low Back Pain
    * Lumbalgia (Low Back Pain)
    * Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
    * Lyme Disease
    * Morton's Neuroma
    * Multiple Myeloma/Plasmacytoma
    * Muscle Cramp
    * Muscular Dystrophy
    * Myositis
    * Neck Pain
    * New Techniques to Restore Articular Cartilage
    * Osgood-Schlatter Disease (Knee Pain)
    * Osteoarthritis
    * Osteochondroma (Bone Tumor)
    * Osteogenesis Imperfecta
    * Osteonecrosis of the Hip
    * Osteonecrosis of the Knee
    * Osteoporosis
    * Osteoporosis and Falls
    * Osteoporosis in Men
    * Osteoporosis Prevention
    * Osteoporosis Tests
    * Paget's Disease of Bone
    * Perthes Disease
    * Pie diabético (Diabetic Foot)
    * Plantar Fasciitis
    * Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
    * Preventing Bone Loss
    * Quiste sinovial o ganglión (Ganglion Cysts)
    * Rabies
    * Reflex sympathetic dystrophy
    * Rheumatoid Arthritis
    * Runner's Knee (Patellofemoral Pain)
    * Sciatica
    * Scoliosis in Children and Adolescents
    * Sesamoiditis
    * Shoulder Impingement
    * Shoulder Pain
    * Síndrome del túnel carpiano (Carpal Tunnel Syndrome)
    * Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis
    * Snapping Hip
    * Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
    * Stiff Big Toe (Hallux Rigidus)
    * Tendinitis de deQuervain (deQuervain's Tendinitis)
    * Tendonitis of the Long Head of the Biceps
    * Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
    * Test Your Arthritis Knowledge
    * Transient Osteoporosis of the Hip
    * Trigger Finger
    * Ulnar Nerve Entrapment
    * Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome of the Wrist
    * Unicameral (Simple) Bone Cyst
    * Weight-Bearing Exercise for Women and Girls
    * What Is Your Risk for Osteoporosis?