Bones and Joints: Injury, Repair and Keeping Them Healthy
Musculoskeletal conditions are amongst the most common medical maladies, with more than 1.7 billion people experiencing bone or joint problems worldwide. These conditions rank first among visits to physicians' offices, with one out of every two Americans reporting a musculoskeletal problem. Musculoskeletal injuries result from accidents, falls, workplace, sports, and war-related injuries. These programs address common issues in bone and joint injuries, and provides an in-depth glimpse at what is being done to improve the care of the injured patient.