Orthopedic surgery may consist of joint replacement; surgery of the hand, wrist, shoulder, elbow, foot or ankle; adult reconstruction; spine surgery; or musculoskeletal tumor surgery, according to the Stanford University... More »

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As of 2015, Hamilton Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine surgeons include Dr. Rudolph A. Buckley and Dr. Raymond J. Meeks, and patients rate their trustworthiness as four out of five stars, according to Healthgrades. ... More »

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According to WebMD, the symptoms of gout can vary depending on the severity of the condition but typically include swelling; warmth and pain of the foot, ankle, knee, wrist or elbow joints; inflamed or purple skin surrou... More »

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According to WebMD's Pain Management Health Center, recovery time for cubital tunnel surgery often takes several months in order to regain strength in the wrist and hand. Numbness and tingling may or may not recover more... More »

A ganglion cyst is a fluid-filled mass that usually grows out of hand or wrist joints and has a balloon-like appearance, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. The AAOS provides a labeled image of a g... More »

Full recovery from a shoulder replacement takes several months and is made up of about six weeks of limited movement, six weeks of low-impact exercise and approximately three months of strength training, claims WebMD. Re... More »

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