Orthopaedics is the medical speciality that cares of diseases and deformities related to the elements of the locomotor apparatus, such as bones, muscles, tendons, joints and ligaments. It is linked to traumatology that deals with body injuries resulting from musculoskeletal system traumas.
Sports Medicine is a medical speciality that investigates the influence of exercise, training and sports on healthy or sick people, for the purpose of preventing, treating and rehabilitating.So, it evaluates and accompanies the practitioners of physical-sports activities before, during and after the practice of physical activity. On the other hand, Sports Medicine is aimed not only at high-level athletes but also at non-athletes who seek to use physical activity as a means to improve their health
Nowadays the orthopaedic doctor works in several areas, being able to treat polytrauma patients, perform surgeries, treat simple or more complicated bone fractures, guide and treat patients with posture problems, poor bone formation, spine, etc.