ORTHOPEDICS



Achilles Tendon Rupture Lower Leg Pain
Brachial Plexus Injuries Mobility Assistive Devices for the Elderly
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Neck Injuries
Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip Osteoarthritis
Finger Injuries Osteitis Pubis
Foot ant Ankle Disorders Osteoporosis
Gout Paget's Disease of the Bone
Hip Pain Preparticipation Evaluation
Hyperkyphosis Pseudogout
Joint Aspiration and Injection Scoliosis
Knee Examination Shoulder Problems
Knee InjuriesTarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Lateral EpicondylitisThoracic Outlet Syndrome
Low Back Pain Wrist Injuries
Consider vitamin C 500mg/d for prevention of "Reflex sympathetic dystrophy" in fracture patients (Lancet 354:2025, 1999--JW)

In a population study of 150 pts with chronic unexplained musculoskeletal pain, 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels were below normal in 93% of patients and severely low (< 8ng/mL) in 28% (Mayo Clin Proc 78:1457, 2003--JW)