What is Orthopedic Surgery?

Orthopaedic surgery or orthopedics is a branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system – your spine, knees, ankles, elbows, etc. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and non-surgical means to treat the musculoskeletal trama caused from sport injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors and diseases.

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Some examples of Orthopedic surgeries:

Philip Sancken has enjoyed riding motocross competitions for years, but when an accident left him unable to walk. Philip knew his leg injury was far from ordinary and that hed need an orthopedic specialist to put his badly fractured leg back together.

 

This video shows how a hip replacement surgery is done.