Orthopedic surgery

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Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics (alternatively spelt orthopaedics), is the branch of Surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system.[1] Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders among others.

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  1. "Orthopedic Surgeons: Seven Things You Need to Know". Penn Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Blog. Philadelphia, PA: The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania. 4 December 2019. Retrieved 2022-02-26.