orthopod


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orthopod

Slang for orthopedist, orthopedic surgeon
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My sports medicine orthopod said patellar subluxation was the root cause, though now he has also diagnosed arthritis in my knees.
After the walk I e-mailed the orthopod, advising that the newish hip was now properly run-in.
A specialist in medical genetics is working on the problem, and that is where it stands today, except that the orthopod wants to operate.
When Barack Obama said we greedy orthopods would rather get paid $30,000 dollars for an amputation than treat the diabetes, I looked up my reimbursement and found it to be $350-$500, so he was off by a mere $25,500.
Chiropractors still have a ways to go with getting into those groups." "Sport doctors and orthopods would be a good collaboration." "Collaborations with orthopedic surgeons, medical practitioners, athletic therapists, and physiotherapists.
Consequently, a number of other specialists, such as orthopods, are abandoning their traditional habitats and trailing the radiologists, doing quite well scavenging left over MR carcasses.
Writing for what they call fellow orthopods, they explain such aspects as biomechanics, preoperative preparation, surgical technique for varus deformity, bone defects, and physiotherapy protocol.
I must then submit to orthopods wielding hammers, chisels and saws, after which, even if I'm not paralysed by the op, the future isn't rosy anyway.
(11) Just as the "eye business" in Calgary had boomed since contracting with the health region had begun, so orthopods and other surgeons saw the possibilities of an emerging private market.
The rehab component is the number one issue most orthopods are concerned with.