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Bones and Joints

Whether you're an athlete or just a fan, we'll show you how to keep your bones strong and prevent injury. Learn the latest techniques for repairing ACL injuries, getting relief from carpal tunnel syndrome, best approaches to back pain, bone healthy recipes and more! Plus, take our bone health quiz.

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ORTHOPAEDIC VIDEOS
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Bone & Joint BasicsDr. Arun Ramappa evaluates patients knee injury

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Sports Injuries & PreventionPlaying golf

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» Getting Back In Game After Wrist Injury
» Training For Long-Distance Run


Bones As You AgeSenior couple doing stretches

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You Are What You Eat: NutritionWoman eating yogurt

» Eating Right For Bones & Joints
» Supplements: Helpful or not?
» Foods That Are Bone Healthy
» Foods That Are Joint Healthy
» Bone Healthy Recipes


Back PainDr. Kevin McGuire evaluates patient's back pain

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» New Options For Patients With Neck Pain
» Minimally Invasive Back Fusion Surgery


Answers to Your Questions

Read the answers to previously asked questions about bones and joints by orthopaedic experts at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Contact Information

Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
330 Brookline Avenue
Boston, MA 02215
617-667-3940

Bone Up On Bone Health Quiz

How much do you know about your bones? Take this quiz (8 questions), courtesy of the Carl J. Shapiro Department of Orthopaedics at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Take our quiz

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