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Special May 2014

Orthopedic Technology – Support and Replacement

More than 200 bones and 650 muscles that are connected by ligaments, tendons and joints make up the human musculoskeletal system. Sports, physical work, accidents and continuous strain exert strong force on this complex construction and are able to damage it. To heal injuries here, medical technology looks to materials and products that are able to support or completely replace damaged parts. Read more about individual hip replacements and orthopedic technology in Brazil in our current special.