Orthopedics

Back Pain After Falling on Ice
Some suggestions about how to take care of a back injury from falling
Chronic Back Pain: A Guide for Patients and Families
The UI Spine Center outlines what to do in the case of chronic back pain.
High Arches: You Don't Have to Live with the Pain
Frederick Dietz, MD provides information on how to deal with arch pain.
Instructions for Patients Wearing a Cast
A useful guide that shows how to care for both synthetic and plaster casts
Knee Arthroscopy: A Patient Guide
Knee injuries are becoming more prevalent among the general population. This booklet covers knee anatomy, typical knee injuries, treatment choices, and rehabilitation.
Osteoporosis Fact Sheet
When a person has osteoporosis, those pores become much larger and make the bones brittle and weak.
Total Knee Replacement: A Patient Guide
A guide outlining what to expect with and how to prepare for a total knee replacement