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Children and Orthopaedics

Children are central to Orthopaedics. A large proportion of musculo-skeletal problems originate from the early period of growth. Even the name Orthopaedics is derived from two Greek words:

  1. Orthos - straight
  2. Paidion - child


The term "Orthopaedics" was originally from a book on the prevention and treatment of deformities in children by Dr Andry.

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