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Your Guide to Healthy Bones & Joints

librarySports Injuries
Even if you're in good shape, an exercise-related injury can strike when you least expect it. With the proper precautions, sports injuries can often be prevented.

libraryBasic Anatomy
Is the head bone connected to the neck bone? Or, is the metatarsal connected to the tarsal? Find out by "boning up" on your basic anatomy.

libraryOrthopaedic Test and Procedures
Your health care provider has a number of tools available to help diagnose and treat your orthopedic problem.

libraryOrthopaedic Conditions & Disorders
Head and shoulders, knees and toes-your skeleton and its supporting cast of ligaments, tendons, and muscles can face a range of conditions.

libraryArthritis & Rheumatic Disorders
Arthritis, which causes pain, inflammation and limited movement of joints, has several different forms.

libraryOsteoporosis
Osteoporosis thins and weakens bones to the point where they break easily. Chances are you know someone with osteoporosis; it affects millions.

libraryFractures
When you break a bone, you may need a cast or crutches to help you heal. Sometimes a break is a sign of a more serious problem.

libraryPreventing Injuries at Work
Repeating a particular motion constantly, like using a computer mouse, can cause damage to tendons, muscles, and joints.

libraryOrthopaedic Conditions & Children
Certain orthopedic conditions are present at birth or develop during childhood. Here's a look at some of the most common ones.