Palm Tree Logo & Traditional Symbolism of “Orthopaedics”
A traditional symbol of orthopaedics is the bent tree that has been braced to make it grow straight. With a Florida twist on this Traditional Symbol we use the Palm Tree, braced to make it grow straight.
General Definition of "Orthopaedics"
Since orthopaedics' beginnings, its specialists have treated children suffering from spine and limb deformities. The Greek roots of the word "orthopaedics" are ortho (straight) and pais (child). Early orthopaedists often used braces or other forms of treatment to make the child "straight."