orthopaedics

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Synonyms for orthopaedics

the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints

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The society was set up in 1956 with an aim to rehabilitate the orthopaedically handicapped children.
Among the winners there are 28 physically challenged, 14 orthopaedically challenged, 5 visually challenged and 9 hearing impaired.
She also holds position of patron for various associations, among others are Children in Hope Foundation, Malaysia Nature Society, Society of the Orthopaedically Handicapped Malaysia, Malaysia AIDS Council, National Heart Institute Foundation, Thalassemia Association, National Athletes' Welfare Association and the Foundation for the Development of Underprivileged Children.
Children with special needs are those who are autistic, mentally retarded, visually impaired, hearing impaired, orthopaedically or physically handicapped, learning disabled, speech defective, children with behaviour problems, and those children who encounter health problems under the formal educational system.
In the first case, despite palpation revealing tenderness within the local musculature, the primary complaint was not provoked and therefore could not be classified orthopaedically.
Made in Great Britain it is orthopaedically designed to maintain a correct sitting posture.