INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ASSOCIATION
Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics is the branch of surgery concerned with conditions involving the musculoskeletal system. Orthopedic surgeons use both surgical and nonsurgical means to treat musculoskeletal trauma, spine diseases, sports injuries, degenerative diseases, infections, tumors, and congenital disorders.
Mark D. Miller. Review of Orthopaedics, 4th ed. Sanders, An Imprint of Elsevier, USA, 2004.