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- adj. Of, or relating to orthopedics.
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- adj. Of, pertaining to, or employed in, orthopedics; relating to the prevention or cure of deformities of children, or, in general, of the human body at any age
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- adj. of or relating to orthopedics
I am a board certified family physician who specializes in orthopedic medicine where I utilize many treatment modalities to address diagnostic and treatment dilemmas of the musculoskeletal system.
Then I just want to tamp down its cowlick and put it in orthopedic sneakers and set it to dancing.
All those kid-hipsters are wearing cycling socks nowadays, punks...if only they knew the long-term orthopedic implications of their fashions.
Not because I’m holding her back (I’d like to retire early, and play Dad full time); not because she isn’t as smart (top 5% of her class); not because she doesn’t like surgery (orthopedic is her #1 choice); but because she has to look at her lifestyle.
Rather than taking this directive for granted, Nelson delves into the varieties of cruelty perpetrated on us bourgeois for our supposed betterment, what the art critic Grant Kester has called the "orthopedic aesthetic."
Sibley also plans to add to its obstetrics program and develop an orthopedics program that focuses on subspecialties such as orthopedic oncology, joint replacement or sports medicine.
Generally, though, since specialists such as orthopedic surgeons see patients who have already passed through the filter of primary care, they can be fairly secure in the knowledge that what they are dealing with is an orthopedic problem.
More than 750,000 Americans leave the United States every year to go to foreign countries to have their operations -- big operations such as orthopedic operations and heart surgery.
It really does look like she's got her legs bolted together with some kind of orthopedic bar.
Eduardo Galeano once referred to Soviet-style Communism as "orthopedic," and, once the shoe was removed, so it proved to be.
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