Orthopedics - this is one of the sections of clinical medicine associated with the study of diseases of the musculoskeletal system. In the sphere of interests of orthopedics fall such activities as prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system, resulting from congenital malformation, inflammation and injury.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 2/3 of the population of the planet in varying degrees, suffer from diseases of the joints and spine. Osteoporosis, arthritis, flat feet, kefoz, ishiaz, atrophy and other problems of the musculoskeletal system significantly reduces the quality of life, limiting freedom of movement, reduce the life of the person to perform simple actions and work responsibilities. For this reason, orthopedics attracts attention of researchers, developing new methods of treating diseases and technical means to facilitate the process of treatment and rehabilitation.
Especially important in this respect pediatric orthopedics, because many chronic diseases of joints and spine are the result of indifference to him at an early age. The development of pediatric orthopedics will improve literacy and awareness of parents in this matter, make them in time to see a doctor in case of warning signs. This is a very important point, because if you do not start early treatment, then there are inherent difficulties with the development of the child, which often lead to disability and its decline in the quality of life.