Mayo Clinic Q&A: Full Recovery After Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Can Take up to a Year

Mayo Clinic Q&A: Full Recovery After Surgery for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Can Take up to a Year

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: Three months ago, I had surgery on my left wrist to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. Since then,…

Surgeons Are Doing Fewer Knee Surgeries

Surgeons Are Doing Fewer Knee Surgeries

When knee arthroscopy became widely available in the 1980s, it represented a major advance. Today orthopedists evaluating and treating common…

Robots in the O.R.

Robots in the O.R.

Better operations through the use of intelligent machines The future of surgery is here, and it’s in the hands of…

The Science of Addiction

The Science of Addiction

Drugs, the brain and how to fix the cycle of substance abuse Taylor was a 14-year-old high school freshman when…

A Nation in Crisis

A Nation in Crisis

Understanding the U.S. obesity epidemic In October 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its updated statistics…

Music in the O.R.

Music in the O.R.

While you’re lying sedated on the operating room table, your surgeon may be rocking out. Music is played in the…

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Minimally Invasive Surgery

Less cutting of tendons and ligaments can lead to quicker recovery Michael Floodstrand had always led an active lifestyle. He…

Up for Grabs

Up for Grabs

An adventure through the evolving science of organ transplantation By David Himmel It is late morning in early May 2014.…

From Routine Surgery to  Family Nightmare

From Routine Surgery to Family Nightmare

By Anthony Bonazzo In June 2012, my sister, Jennifer, called me from New Jersey. She told me not to worry…

Noninvasive Procedure Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

Noninvasive Procedure Alternative to Knee Replacement Surgery

By Karen Schwartz Batavia resident and longtime osteoarthritis sufferer Barbara Ford was only 50 years old, yet she experienced knee…