• bone
  • A specialty that originally depended on the use of heavy braces and splints, orthopedics now utilizes bone grafts and artificial plastic joints for the hip and other bones damaged by disease, as well as artificial limbs, special footwear, and braces to return mobility to disabled patients. (britannica.com)
  • It was established in 1953 as Clinical Orthopaedics by the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons as an alternative to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, which was the only American orthopaedic journal at the time. (wikipedia.org)
  • fractures
  • Modern orthopedics has extended beyond the treatment of fractures, broken bones, strained muscles, torn ligaments and tendons, and other traumatic injuries to deal with a wide range of acquired and congenital skeletal deformities and with the effects of degenerative diseases such as osteoarthritis . (britannica.com)
  • Several volumes of the Hippocratic Corpus, Articulations or On Joints, On Fractures, On the Instruments of Reduction discuss Ancient Greek medicine relating to orthopaedics, and Hippocrates is credited with a method of reduction of a dislocated shoulder. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was not until after World War II that orthopaedics became the dominant field treating fractures in much of the world. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgery
  • Orthopedics uses the techniques of physical medicine and rehabilitation and occupational therapy in addition to those of traditional medicine and surgery . (britannica.com)
  • He is currently the Chairman of the Division of Orthopaedics, in the Department of Surgery at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine and completed a master's degree in Health Care Management at the Harvard School of Public Health Executive Program. (wikipedia.org)
  • medical
  • The HARMONY Orthopedics Module incorporates an integrated Medical Records and Transcription capability with Open Systems Technology mandated by the national Health Care HL7 communications protocols. (bio-medicine.org)
  • research
  • In addition to serving as the Chairman of Orthopaedics at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Saleh serves as the institution's Director of Clinical and Translational Research. (wikipedia.org)