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Common Outpatient Orthopaedic Procedures

Common Outpatient Orthopaedic Procedures

Thanks to advanced technology and newer anesthesia methods, many kinds of surgery are performed on an outpatient basis so patients can go home that same day. So much so that it’s now possible to treat the majority of orthopaedic procedures on an outpatient basis. At MidAmerica Orthopaedics, for example, the majority of patients facing surgery will head to the Ambulatory Surgery Center for their same-day procedures.

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What is an Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center?

What is an Orthopaedic Ambulatory Surgery Center?

Ambulatory surgery centers have transformed the outpatient experience for millions of people in the U.S. by giving them a more convenient option for many types of procedures. This is good news for those seeking treatment for any number of musculoskeletal conditions. In fact, more than half of all orthopaedic procedures are now performed on an ambulatory basis.

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The Latest in Scoliosis Treatment

The Latest in Scoliosis Treatment

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that typically forms in early childhood. While most cases are so mild they don’t necessitate treatment, some cases have been linked to serious conditions such as muscular dystrophy and cerebral palsy. Fortunately, recent developments in youth orthopaedic medicine are making even these cases easier to treat.

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Most Common Orthopaedic Injuries in Teens

Most Common Orthopaedic Injuries in Teens

If you’re raising children, you’ve likely dealt with more than a few bumps and bruises. As kids get older, their injuries can become a bit more serious due to growth spurts, particularly if they’re athletic or play a contact sport.

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Lapiplasty: A New Treatment that Gets to the Root of Bunion Pain

Good news for the millions of people throughout the country suffering from bunions: lapiplasty is a recently developed treatment with the potential to exceed the results of traditional bunion surgery. Left untreated, this common foot deformity can cause increasing pain and discomfort that eventually limits basic activities.

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