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Orthopedic Patient Education


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Medical Animations

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Articles & Videos

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General Orthopedic &
Sports Medicine Topics

Orthopedic Frequently Asked Questions
Arthroscopic Surgery
Video: A Patient's Guide to
Arthroscopic Surgery

Video: EMG Nerve Conduction Studies
Running Injuries
Primary Care Sports Medicine
Trauma and Fracture Care
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)
PRP, Regenerative Medicine & Regenexx

Knee Topics

Knee Anatomy
Cartilage Repair
Video: Meniscus Tears
ACL Reconstruction
Video: ACL Injuries & Treatment
Revision ACL Considerations
Traumatic Dislocation of the Knee
Video: Partial Knee Replacement
Total Knee Replacement
Minimally Invasive Total Knee Replacement
ACL Injuries in Skeletally Immature Athletes

Elbow Topics

Elbow Anatomy
Tennis Elbow
Golfer's Elbow
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Hand & Wrist Topics

Hand / Wrist Anatomy
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Release
Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex
Thumb (CMC Joint) Arthritis
Dupuytren's Disease
De Quervain's Disease
Volar Plate Avulsion Injury

Shoulder Topics

Shoulder Anatomy
Video: Rotator Cuff Tears
Video: Rotator Cuff Repair Augmentation
Video: When Shoulder Replacement is Necessary
Total Shoulder Replacement (PDF)
Video: Shoulder Arthroscopy
Rotator Cuff Disease / Impingement
Shoulder Instability
Calcium Deposits
AC Joint
Biceps Tendon
Shoulder Arthritis

Hip Topics

Hip Anatomy
Hip Arthroscopy (PDF)
Video: What Does Hip Arthroscopy Involve?

Back/Spine Topics

Spine Anatomy
Video: Epidural Steroid Injections
Herniated Disc (Laminotomy/ Microdiscectomy)

Foot & Ankle Topics

Foot / Ankle Anatomy
Plantar Fasciitis

Pediatric Orthopedics

What is Pediatric Orthopedics
Sever's Disease
ACL Injuries in Skeletally Immature Athletes

Rehabilitation Articles

Physical Therapy
The Importance of Good Posture
Shockwave Therapy