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Orthopedic surgery

Orthopedic surgery or orthopedics, also spelled orthopaedic[s], 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.

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There are a lot of technical terms and such in this video, but this is a surgery that corrects, or straightens a spine that is affected by scoliosis. Just by watching the animation, it will shed some light on what exactly is happening to one's body during surgery.

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This is a video that will show, not a real surgery, but what happens during surgery of the reconstruction of the ACL, a pretty important ligament for people in sports

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*WARNING: SOME CONTENT NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART* For the basketball fans out there, this video is a compilation of the injuries that players have been in. These injuries are the types of things that some orthopedic surgeons specialize in fixing.

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This is almost a map of the body, or at least the musculoskeletal system.

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