Aging Bones and Joints: Understanding Fractures and Cutting-Edge Approaches in Orthopaedics

There are over seven million fractures in the United States annually and osteoarthritis and other musculoskeletal degenerative conditions of aging affect millions of adults resulting in pain, dysfunction and decreased quality of life. With a more physically active and increasingly aging population, what can be done to prevent these degenerative changes, treat them when they occur, and restore individuals back to an active high functioning lifestyle? Find out about bone injuries in the elderly and the current and future directions of orthopaedic surgery in treating degenerative conditions.

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