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A general guide to learning about Orthopedics, also spelled Orthopaedics.

Orthopedics Resources



This guide was created for patrons looking for general consumer health information. These resources are for informational purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. For questions related to advice, diagnosis, or treatment please contact a licensed medical provider.


According to the Encyclopædia Britannica, orthopedics is the "medical specialty concerned with the preservation and restoration of function of the skeletal system and its associated structures, i.e., spinal and other bones, joints, and muscles."

Orthopedics employs techniques from a wide array of medical fields. Some of which include, physical medicine & rehabilitation, occupational therapy, physical therapy, sports medicine, pharmacology and surgery.

Orthopedics. (n.d.). Encyclopædia Britannica. Retrieved June 2, 2020, from


Below are some of the suggested databases for locating scholarly articles pertaining to orthopedics.  

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