orthopaedics

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orthopaedics

(US), orthopedics
1. the branch of surgery concerned with disorders of the spine and joints and the repair of deformities of these parts
2. dental orthopaedics another name for orthodontics
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She also holds position of patron for various associations, among others are Children in Hope Foundation, Malaysia Nature Society, Society of the Orthopaedically Handicapped Malaysia, Malaysia AIDS Council, National Heart Institute Foundation, Thalassemia Association, National Athletes' Welfare Association and the Foundation for the Development of Underprivileged Children.
In the first case, despite palpation revealing tenderness within the local musculature, the primary complaint was not provoked and therefore could not be classified orthopaedically. In this case, it was the patient's history and description of ischemic type pain that led to SIM as a differential diagnosis.
Made in Great Britain it is orthopaedically designed to maintain a correct sitting posture.