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Chiropodist, podiatrist

Specialist in treating and diagnosing diseases of the foot

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Chiropractic

System of treatment that consists of manipulation of the vertebral column

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Chiropractor

Specialist in chiropractic

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Crepitus

Crackling sound heard when two bones rub against each other

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Orthopedics

Study and treatment of diseases of the ms system

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Orthopedist

Physician who treats disease of the ms system

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Orthotics

Making and fitting of orthopedic appliances

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Orthotist

Person who specializes in orthotics

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Osteoclast

Type of bone cell involved in absorption and removal of bone minerals.

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Osteopath

Physician who specializes in osteopathy

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Osteopathy

Diagnosis and treatment of the relation between body organs and ms system

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Prosthesis

Artificial substitute for a missing body part such as a leg, eye or total hip replacement

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Rheumatologist

Physician who studies and treats rheumatic diseases

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Rheumatology

Study and treatment of rheumatic diseases and ms disorders characterized by inflammation and degeneration of structures

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