While outdoor and wilderness adventures can be invigorating, injuries can occur; Yale Medicine doctors with specialized training can help.
There are two types of hip fracture, both treated by orthopedic specialists: geriatric hip fracture and traumatic hip fracture.
Any rib injury should be evaluated by a physician. The most frequent symptom is pain, sometimes accompanied by shortness of breath.
Hip fractures occur when a trauma or fall causes a hairline break in the upper quarter of the thighbone. Learn about symptoms and treatment, especially in the elderly.
A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone that most commonly occurs in the legs and feet. Most stress fractures are caused by over-training.
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About 65 percent of regular runners get hurt each year. It’s estimated that the average runner will sustain one injury for every 100 hours he or she runs.
MRI arthrography uses magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose conditions in the knees, shoulders, hips and other joints where two or more bones meet.
In terms of outcome, a hip replacement is one of the most successful operations you can have. This operation can be counted upon to reliably deliver pain relief and restore quality of life.
Complex knee ligament conditions describes damage to more than one of the four knee ligaments, often as a result of trauma or a sports injury.