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The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments.

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Orthopedic

  1. 1. Orthopedic GuidemyTreatment
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  3. 3. Orthopedic   The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention or correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments. Originally dependent on heavy braces and splints, orthopedics now uses bone grafts, hip and other joint replacements, prostheses, special footwear, and braces to enhance mobility.
  4. 4. Continued Orthopedic  Orthopedics uses the techniques of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Occupational THERAPY in addition to those of traditional medicine and surgery.
  5. 5. Job Description Take care of: • Bones • Muscles • Ligaments • Tendons • Joints • Nerves • Cartilage • Tissue
  6. 6. Education Needed     High school College Medical school Internship Residency
  7. 7. Additional Training Computer Literacy  Volunteering 
  8. 8. Orthopedic Specialty clinical and operative training. Examples of orthopedic subspecialty training in the United States are:  Hand surgery  Shoulder and elbow surgery  Total joint reconstruction (arthroplasty)  Pediatric orthopedics 
  9. 9. Continued Orthopedic Specialty Foot and ankle surgery  Spine surgery  Musculoskeletal oncology  Surgical sports medicine  Orthopedic trauma 
  10. 10. Continued Orthopedic Specialty These specialty areas of medicine are not exclusive to orthopedic surgery. For example, hand surgery is practiced by some plastic surgeons and spine surgery is practiced by most neurosurgeons. Additionally, foot and ankle surgery is practiced by board-certified Doctors of Podiatric Medicine (D.P.M.) in the United States. Some family practice physicians practice sports medicine; however, their scope of practice is non-operative
  11. 11. Related careers Orthopedic Technologist  Chiropractor  Athletic Trainer  Dentist  Nurse 

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