Vanderbilt Bone & Joint physicians are trained to care for a wide range of problems affecting the body’s muscles and bones. We keep up to date on the operative and non-operative treatment of these problems. We offer our patients state-of-the-art care so they can get back to doing the things they love.
Fractures (broken bones) are common injuries we help heal. Our physicians have many ways to treat fractures, including braces, casts and surgery if needed. We will work with you to develop a treatment plan that best ensures healing and a return to your activities.
Many conditions and injuries can affect your bones, joints and connective tissues such as tendons and ligaments. To find more information about what’s concerning you, please view the resources below.
- About Casts (video)
- Alternative Methods to Help Manage Pain After Orthopaedic Surgery
- Anesthesia for Hip and Knee Surgery
- Articular Cartilage Restoration
- Bone and Tissue Transplantation
- Bone Sarcoma in the Upper Extremity: Treatment Options Using Limb Salvage or Amputation
- Care of Casts and Splints
- Complementary Therapies: Biofeedback
- Exercise and Arthritis (video)
- Frequently Asked Questions About Stem Cells
- Glucosamine and Chondroitin Sulfate
- Helping Fractures Heal (Orthobiologics)
- How to Use Crutches, Canes and Walkers
- Internal Fixation for Fractures
- Managing Arthritis Pain With Exercise
- Managing Pain With Medications After Orthopaedic Surgery
- Metastatic Bone Disease: Treatment Options for Specific Areas of Spread
- Physical Fields
- Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)
- Preventing Blood Clots After Orthopaedic Surgery (video)
- Rehabilitation Exercise and Conditioning Handouts
- Statins and Bone Health
- Stem Cells and Orthopaedics
- Surgery and Smoking
- Understanding Complementary and Alternative Medicine
- Vitamin D for Good Bone Health
- What Are NSAIDs?