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Manipulation, Orthopedic

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Description of Manipulation, Orthopedic

Manipulation, Orthopedic: The planned and carefully managed manual movement of the musculoskeletal system, extremities, and spine to produce increased motion. The term is sometimes used to denote a precise sequence of movements of a joint to determine the presence of disease or to reduce a dislocation. In the case of fractures, orthopedic manipulation can produce better position and alignment of the fracture. (From Blauvelt & Nelson, A Manual of Orthopaedic Terminology, 5th ed, p264).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to Manipulation, Orthopedic:

  • Orthopedic Manipulation

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