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

Treatment and Rehabilitation

    * ACL Injury: Does It Require Surgery?
    * Arthroscopy
    * Artroscopia (Arthroscopy)
    * Bone and Tissue Transplantation
    * Bunion Surgery
    * Care of Casts and Splints
    * Complementary and Alternative Medicine
    * Complementary Therapies: Biofeedback
    * Cuidado de yesos y fŽrula (Care of Casts and Splints)
    * Ejercicio despuŽs de cirug’a del hombro (Shoulder Surgery Exercises)
    * Ejercicio despuŽs de reemplazo de rodilla (Knee Replacement Exercises)
    * Ejercicios despuŽs de artrosc—pica (Knee Arthroscopy Exercises)
    * Electrodiagnostic testing
    * Glosarios de ex‡menes generales de diagn—stico ortopŽdico (Diagnostic Orthopaedic Glossary)
    * Glucosamina y sulfato de condroitina (Glucosamine, Chondroitin)
    * Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
    * Glucosamine, Chondroitin Sulfate Clinical Trials
    * Gu’a de ejercicios para la parte baja de la espalda (Back Exercises)
    * How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
    * Internal Fixation for Fractures
    * Knee Arthroscopy
    * Knee Arthroscopy Exercise Guide
    * Low Back Pain Exercise Guide
    * Meniscal Transplants
    * New Techniques to Restore Articular Cartilage
    * Nonunions
    * Orthotics
    * Osteoporosis Tests
    * Physical Fields
    * Rotator Cuff Tears and Treatment Options
    * Shoulder Surgery
    * Shoulder Surgery Exercise Guide
    * Spinal Fusion
    * Statins and Bone Health
    * Surgery and Smoking
    * Surgical Treatment of Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    * Thermal Capsulorrhaphy
    * Viscosupplementation Treatment for Arthritis
    * What Are NSAIDs?
    * What is a Hand Surgeon?
    * Wrist Arthroscopy
    * X-rays, CT Scans and MRIs