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Is it orthopaedic surgery or orthopedic surgery?

Roy A. Meals, MD | Conditions | February 2, 2019 In 1741, a French physician named Nicolas Andre coined a new word, Orthopédie, and published a book on the topic. Andry described how physicians and families could correct or prevent skeletal abnormalities in children. At that time, the treatment methods were entirely non-operative because the… Read More »