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At Saint Vincent Hospital, our goal is simple. We want you to resume your everyday activities as quickly and safely as possible. Information about your diagnosis and recovery can empower you to make wise choices about our orthopedic services and your treatment needs.

The information in our new Orthopedics Health Content section will help you better understand the work ahead and what actions you can take toward living a happier, healthier life.

From diagnosis to treatment and recovery, we have the information you need to understand your condition.

Orthopedics Health Center: Your Guide to Healthy Bones and Joints

Basic Anatomy

Is the head bone connected to the neck bone? Or, is the metatarsal connected to the tarsal? Find out by "boning up" on your basic anatomy.

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Orthopedic Tests & Procedures

Your health care provider has a number of tools available to help diagnose and treat your orthopedic problem.

Orthopedic Conditions & Disorders

Head and shoulders, knees and toes—your skeleton and its supporting cast of ligaments, tendons, and muscles can face a range of conditions.

Orthopedic Conditions and Children

Certain orthopedic conditions are present at birth or develop during childhood. Here's a look at some of the more common ones.

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Sports Injuries

Even if you're in good shape, an exercise-related injury can strike when you least expect it.