Orthopedic Tests and Procedures (26 articles)

Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and conditions of the musculoskeletal system, or the body's muscles and skeleton, and including the joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Your doctor will complete a medical history and physical examination when evaluating a possible orthopedic condition. Learn what happens during diagnostic and surgical orthopedic procedures…ranging from x-rays to hip replacement surgery.