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Most Common Skiing Orthopedic Accidents

Most Common Skiing Orthopedic Accidents

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Skiing is a great winter activity that not only serves as great exercise but is also a fun and exhilarating pastime. However, skiing can also be a trap for a variety of orthopedic accidents.

How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

by Yenny (SU)
Just because you sit at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t experience an orthopedic emergency on the job. Hazards are everywhere! Slipping over spilled coffee; straining your back while lifting a box of printer paper; suddenly experiencing frozen shoulder.

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

by Crystal (SU)
Orthopedic physicians deal with injuries to the bones and their related structures. Orthopedic treatments and procedures cover fractures, torn ligaments and tendons, strained muscles, and similar injuries. They also deal with acquired and congenital skeletal deformities and degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis.