- Lewis Yocum, one of baseball's most prominent orthopedic surgeons, died Saturday after a private battle with liver cancer.
- Following a four-month rehab from knee surgery, Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III participated in organized team activities this past Thursday.
- A Colorado judge is deciding whether or not Hollister's step-up entry ways are discriminatory against people with disabilities.
- After an unfortunate machinery accident, a 37-year-old Hungarian man drove himself to a hospital 10 miles away.
- New artificial limbs now allow users to program hand grips by app, making life a bit easier.
- The Modular Prosthetic Limb could give some amputees their independence back.
- Victims of the Boston Marathon bombing will receive much needed financial support for injuries sustained during blast.
- Although he will probably make a complete recovery, Josh Nunes has decided to end his college football career because of the risk of future injuries.
- After rescuers found Naki'o abandoned and lame in a foreclosed home, his new owner and a device company gave him a second chance at walking with prosthetic paws.
- Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook is out indefinitely to undergo surgery on right knee.
- Scientists have drawn inspiration from a fish parasite that may lead to the development of a better way to stitch up wounds and treat infection.
- Researchers say exercise is just as effective in relieving soreness as a massage.
Orthopedics specializes in diagnosis and treatment of problems of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system includes: bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, and nerves. It is a main branch of surgery.