Orthopaedics

Books about orthopaedics:

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Orthopaedics is the medical specialty concerned with correcting deformities caused by disease of or damage (including trauma) to the bones and joints of the skeletal system.

This often involves surgery, as well as various other techniques such as manipulations and traction.

See also syndesmology (concerning joints and their components).


Associated Terms:

  • The adjective used to refer to orthopaedics is orthopaedic.


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