A branch of surgery concerned with acute, chronic, traumatic, and recurrent injuries and other disorders of the locomoter system, its muscular and bone parts. Apart from the mechanical considerations, it is also concerned with the pathology, genetics, intrinsic, extrinsic, and biomechanical factors involved. (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthopedics)
A branch of medicine that focuses on injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system (the body's muscles, skeleton, and related tissues), including the spine, joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Conditions treated include cerebral palsy, osteoarthritis, and scoliosis, among others. (The correct title of this specialty is orthopedic surgery, although orthopedics is a generally accepted term.)
Orthopedics pertains to the correction and prevention of skeletal and joint disjunction. There are chiropractors that take additional post-graduate classes in orthopedics and specialize in more in-depth injuries sustained to the spine or extremity joints. Orthotics Orthopedic devices designed to treat or adjust various biomechanical foot disorders. Orthotic is placed in the patient's shoe and helps keep the foot in proper alignment. Almost anyone can achieve some benefit from an orthotic. Your feet should not hurt. Pain is the body's way of warning you something is wrong. If you ignore your pain, the condition causing it could become worse.
Orthopedics is a specialty involving the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of injuries and conditions of the musculoskeletal system including joints, ligaments, tendons, and nerves. Treatment of almost any orthopedic condition necessitates some form of physical therapy or rehabilitation. Physical therapy centers on musculoskeletal, neuromuscular, and cardiopulmonary systems, as they relate to your motion and function. Our treatments and methods are individualized and have specific goals. We progress realistically and practically, using different modalities and equipment to regain mobility, increase strength, and help you return you to your pre-injury level of activity.