The orthopaedics experts at UPMC treat a full range of chronic and acute orthopaedic diseases and disorders.
ACL injuries result in the stability of the knee becoming compromised.
Arthritis is a painful disease caused by joint damage.
Bone cancer is a rare cancer that begins in the bones.
Bone cysts are liquid-filled pockets that form within arms and legs.
A fracture/broken bone ranges from cracks in a bone to a bone that is separated.
Bone Spurs (osteophytes) are often caused by osteoarthritis damage.
Bone tumors form when your bone tissue cells divide too quickly.
Brachial plexus injuries stretch the nerves in your shoulders, arms or hands.
Bunions are painful bony bumps that develop on the inside of the foot.
Bursitis is the swelling of the flat sacs between your bones and muscles.
Carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms include swelling of the wrist.
Chondrosarcoma is the third most common type of bone cancer to come from the bone itself.
Chordoma is a rare sarcoma (cancer) of the spine.
Chronic pain may cause discomfort during day-to-day living.
Diabetic neuropathy involves circulatory and nerve problems for diabetes patients.
Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) happens when extra bone grows in your hip joint.
Flat feet or fallen arches are deformities that cause problems with the arch of the foot.
Foot ulcers are open sores that will not heal or that return over a long period of time.
Frozen shoulder happens when the muscles around the shoulder joint thicken and contract.
Hammer toe causes the toes to bend to the side from the middle joint.
Hip dysplasia is a disorder that results in an incorrectly shaped hip socket.
A dislocation happens when the end of the bone, connected to the joint, moves out of place.
Instability occurs when tissues, including muscles and bones, weaken.
A contracture occurs when your muscles or other tissues tighten, causing a deformity.
Malunion and nonunion are both complications of broken bones that heal incorrectly.
Meniscal tears usually happen when a person twists or turns their leg while their foot is planted.
Metastatic bone disease occurs when cancer spreads from another part of the body.
A pinched nerve, or nerve compression, often occurs in your arms and legs, hands, and feet.
People experience numbness and weakness in many areas of the body at any time.
Pigmented villonodular synovitis or PVNS is a benign tumor in the joint.
PCL injury - or posterior cruciate ligament injury - is an injury to the back of the knee.
Rotator cuff tears can be partial or total and may occur from trauma or even wear and tear.
Shoulder impingement occurs when the scapula puts pressure on the rotator cuff when lifting your arm.
Soft tissue sarcomas are cancerous tumors that come from connective tissues.
Sports hernia, or athletic pubalgia, is a core muscle injury causing groin pain.
Sprains can happen when a joint twists in an unusual position or bends too far.
Tendon and ligament tears & ruptures can affect many joints in the body.
Tendonitis is inflammation or irritation in a tendon.