Patient Education and Wellness Library – Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony 

Welcome to our online orthopedic wellness library. By clicking the links below you can access step-by-step animations of surgical procedures commonly performed at Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony, as well as research information on orthopedic health topics such as rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis and physical fitness.

Click here to view step-by-step surgical animation video

Click here to listen to our Podcast

Click here to watch our V-Casts

Click here to view information on common orthopedic health issues


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Podcasts 

Joint Pain - April 9, 2009
Corey Ponder, M.D., a joint replacement surgeon on staff at Bone and Joint Hospital, discusses common causes of joint pain, such as osteoarthritis. Learn about different medications and treatment options that can help you manage your joint pain.

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V-Casts

Foot and Ankle Pain
Hip Arthritis
MAKOplasty
Osteoarthritis


WebMD Health Centers

Below you will find links to several health centers hosted by WebMD that will allow you to become proactive in learning about the things that interest you. Please note that once you click on one of these links you will leave our Web site.

Arthritis Health Center
Arthritis or other chronic joint pain affects nearly 70 million people in the U.S. alone. Get in-depth information here about osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and related conditions. You'll find articles about arthritis symptoms and prevention, arthritis drugs, and other promising treatments.

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Back Pain Health Center
Back pain affects 80% of Americans at some time in their lives. Here you'll find in-depth articles about the causes of back pain and back pain relief - from exercises to medical treatments.

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Diet & Nutrition Health Center
Get information on dieting and nutrition, diet plans, recipes, fad diets, nutrition facts, and supplements, and find weight-loss tips.

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Fibromyalgia Health Center
Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 5.8 million Americans, and 500,000 more live with chronic fatigue syndrome. Here you'll find in-depth information about fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, their symptoms, pain relief, and promising treatments. Plus, find daily help in our online support groups.

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Fitness & Exercise Health Center
Get information on what exercises and fitness techniques you need to stay healthy and work out right.

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Healthy Aging Health Center
Get information on senior living, exercise for seniors, staying active, and enjoying this time of life.

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Healthy Men Health Center
Get the information on men's health issues that you need to stay strong and fit, avoid stress, and maintain a healthy sex life.

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Healthy Women Health Center
Get the information on women's health issues that you need to avoid stress and stay active and vibrant.

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Osteoarthritis Health Center
Osteoarthrivtis is the most common form of arthritis, affecting 20 million people in the U.S. alone. Here you'll find in-depth articles on osteoarthritis symptoms, causes, and treatments, including arthritis drugs and joint replacement surgery.

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Osteoporosis Health Center
Osteoporosis affects 10 million Americans, mostly women, and 34 million more have low bone mass. Get in-depth information here on osteoporosis drugs and other treatments, as well as on prevention, calcium, and exercise.

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Pain Management Health Center
Chronic pain affects an estimated 86 million American adults to some degree. Here you'll find the latest information on chronic pain treatments, as well as natural ways to manage your chronic pain. Plus, get help daily in our online support group.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Health Center
Rheumatoid arthritis affects more than 2 million Americans, mostly women. Here you'll find in-depth information on rheumatoid arthritis, its causes, symptoms, treatments, and pain relief methods. Plus, find daily support in our online support group.

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