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Orthopedic Conditions

Orthopedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and other conditions of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system consists of the body's bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.

Many conditions can affect a child's musculoskeletal system and require clinical care by a physician or other health care professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

Online Medical Reviewer: Akin, Louise RN BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 3/19/2011
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