noun. the branch of medical science concerned with disorders or deformities of the spine and joints.
Example sentences of the word orthopedics
1. Noun, plural
The program also offers clinical and research opportunities in orthopedics that can help students better prepare for the OCS exam, which often includes case studies as the basis for its questions.
This static stretch is especially helpful for athletes who do throwing movements and other exercises that recruit the shoulders, according to the Hospital for Special Surgery, an orthopedics institution in New York City.