Orthopaedic Specialists-UPMC Newsletter

Winter 2014

Read articles from the latest issue of our e-newsletter.

Thumb Arthritis

Arthritis at the base of the thumb is one of the most common sites of osteoarthritis in the hand. Thumb arthritis is more commonly seen in women than in men, and typically occurs after age 40. Here is a closer look at the details of the condition, as well as its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis...
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Managing Knee Arthritis

Knee arthritis can often be challenging and even painful for patients. A thorough evaluation can help the physician determine an appropriate treatment plan. Learn how UPMC’s orthopaedic specialists treat each patient with a comprehensive, individualized approach...
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Orthopaedic Imaging

Radiology is the discipline of using imaging to help diagnosis and treat various conditions within the body. Patients with orthopaedic conditions are often asked to obtain images so physicians can better understand the injury or ailment. Knowing the benefits and limitations of radiology can be helpful to patients looking to take a more active role in their health...
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