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My mother wears orthopedic shoes.
  relating to medical treatment of bones
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orthopedic orthopaedic orthopedically orthopedist orthopedists
"Orthopaedic" is the spelling in the United Kingdom.
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  • My mother wears orthopedic shoes.
  • Orthopedic surgeons report increased treatment of sports injuries among the young.
  • Marcia was the second of two; her father was an orthopedic surgeon, and her mother was an environmental attorney.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • The only thing different is that the window’s merchandise has long been reclaimed: the gowns unpinned from the walls, the potty now gone, and finally, left matted in the plastic grass, the faintest impression of a pair of orthopedic shoes.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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  • Her father was an orthopedic surgeon.
    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • Angela is an orthopedic surgeon.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
  • She was the wishbone-thin, curtain-haired, Goth-costumed daughter of two Chinese-American orthopedists, and she was six weeks pregnant.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • His orthopedic surgeon, Dr. David Rovinsky, was preparing to start the operation when an emergency room nurse burst into the room.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • I think of orthopedic shoes, lisle stockings, underwear laundered thin and gray, coal cellars.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • She’s still in her white uniform and white orthopedic shoes.
    Kathryn Stockett  --  The Help

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  • He wore bright blue orthopedic sandals, a faded Bob Marley T-shirt, and a white baseball hat that said, HAM, BACON, SAUSAGE.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • Displayed on it were a hideous pair of orthopedic nurse’s shoes, bright white with thick soles.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • She’s still wearing her nursing clothes, which is strange, because she normally changes out of what she calls "orthopedic couture" as soon as she can.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • The Sisters in charge of the orphanage arranged for her to enter the National Hospital in Beppu for orthopedic surgery.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • The hospital, constructed to treat the orthopedic injuries of visitors to the nearby Sun Valley ski resort, had only eight rooms and this early in the ski season seven of them were vacant.
    Greg Mortenson & David Oliver Relin  --  Three Cups of Tea
  • Unlike baldness, it did not seem to him an underhanded attack by old age, because he was convinced that despite the bitter breath of vulcanized rubber, his appearance would be cleaner with an orthopedic smile.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Everybody knows that orthopaedic science provides beautiful false noses for those who have lost their noses naturally or as the result of an operation.
    Gaston Leroux  --  The Phantom of the Opera
  • Mildred’s trouble was with her feet, and she wore orthopedic shoes.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • He intends to be an orthopedist and carries himself with a confidence that comes only to those who’ve faced few setbacks in life.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Wedding
  • Almost immediately he had a team of the nation’s best orthopedic specialists on planes, flying in to Boston at his expense.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Seabiscuit
  • When she visits an orthopedic doctor, Jorge Luis Antonio Álvarez, who makes artificial limbs, she slides a few photos across his desk of the migrants she needs fitted, knowing she still owes him $4,500 for jobs he’s already done.
    Sonia Nazario  --  Enrique’s Journey
  • It was nearly noon and she was supposed to be meeting Robert and Grace at the orthopedic clinic.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • There, he’ll live off his pension while working for his brother, an orthopedic surgeon.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • It can take several months before children with orthopedic problems receive care, and they often come from rural areas with no decent schools.
    Nicholas D. Kristof  --  Half the Sky
  • In his own way he was an orthopedist like Dr. Johnson, who’d set her collarbone two years earlier after she’d fallen during a routine dismount.
    Ted Dekker  --  BoneMan’s Daughters
  • A cat walked along the ledge at the far end, a stray from the alleys and back gardens, and she didn’t know why, you never know why, but her mother was part of this moment, angry about something, and a neighbor with a special shoe, a man with a high shoe, an orthopedic shoe, things, shapes, masses, memories, all the braidwork of unmatching states.
    Don DeLillo  --  Underworld
  • The leg’s healing correctly, but we still need to keep it casted," the orthopedist said.
    Todd Burpo  --  Heaven Is for Real
  • You were rescued by a knight brandishing an Excalibur made by Acme Orthopedic.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • Over an extravagant lunch at Anna’s home, we all agreed to contribute twenty dollars each to launch the Children’s Orthopedic Hospital.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • She is the wife of an orthopedic surgeon, famous in these parts, and therefore a perfect board member for our new cause.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • He was picturing some old biddy in orthopedic shoes.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • It was Dr. Rovinsky who would be doing the first surgery (orthopedic surgeons do all the amputations at Wilcox), and he explained to both me and Mom how he would do it.
    Bethany Hamilton  --  Soul Surfer
  • Mildred with her orthopedic shoes—she was polite but didn’t like me—was already at her machine, heated and lit on the back of the neck, which had just been shaved up to the border where her potent hair began.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • My husband’s an orthopedic surgeon.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride
  • He had trained as an orthopedic surgeon, but after the war that craft was becoming subdivided into various specialties.
    John Hersey  --  Hiroshima
  • Under sedation, Mr. Hickey was transported to this very hospital, and one of the best orthopedic surgeons in the area, a Dr. Peter Milhoos, set the leg.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • In her stout orthopedic shoes she stood up at the office barrier, which was cut down from the old office across the way.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
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