Have you torn your anterior cruciate ligament (ACL)? If, unfortunately, you have, you and your doctor need to weigh one factor very carefully when you discuss treatment options: your age.
Bone, Muscle & Joint Health
Find tips for daily living and the latest breakthroughs in treating adult and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, vasculitis, osteoporosis, gout and more from our Orthopaedic & Rheumatologic Institute.
When you’re facing a new medical diagnosis, how do you know you have been diagnosed correctly or are making the right treatment choices? A second medical opinion can offer new information, a new perspective and peace of mind.
There is no shortage of bad advice out there — especially when it comes to arthritis and your diet.
Milk and dairy products are concentrated calcium sources, and we know calcium fortifies bones and prevents osteoporosis. However, a recent study suggests that while some milk may be good, more is not better.
Opioids are powerful painkillers but aren’t usually for chronic pain. They are highly addictive, cause unwelcome side effects and often aren’t effective long-term.
Older Americans can easily strain a shoulder. Here's how to recognize the difference between a rotator cuff injury that can result and a more common culprit: tendonitis.
Colas and coffee affect women's bone density and could lead to osteoporosis. But tea -- even the kind with caffeine -- and other sodas do not. And men are not affected at all. Confused? You're not alone.
Choosing where to have physical or occupational therapy after surgery or an injury is an important part of your recovery. Find key questions to ask for the most convenient and effective therapy.
Many of the outdoor activities we love pose a risk of wrist or ankle fractures. Find out how to tell a fracture from a sprain (hint: often only your doctor can) and what treatment to expect.