Guide to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of conditions from A to Z.
Most orthopedic disorders and injuries can be treated in several ways. Treatment can also be a combination of methods. Here are some that may be used:
Keeping the body part still (immobilization)
Changes in your activities
Casts and splints
Crutches, canes and walkers
Braces and orthotics
Procedures, such as arthroscopy
Surgery, such as joint replacement and transplants
Artificial Hip Replacement
Artificial Knee Replacement
Ice Packs vs. Warm Compresses For Pain
Exercise: The Right Program and the Right Preparation
Exercise and the Aging Person
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