This IOA sponsored textbook in 4 volumes covers every conceivable topic, problem, disorder and question on orthopedics particularly in Indian tropical conditions that afflict the human beings. This mammoth creation is an excellent collection of topics written by experienced and knowledgeable orthopedic surgeons. This scholarly work done by the erudite editor is brought out by Indian Orthopedic Association. The contributors have put in the best of their mite to present the latest and most up-to-date knowledge and the recent trends as well as concerns on orthopedic problems in developing countries. The problems associated with Osteosynthesis and recent trends in nailing interlocking have been elaborately described. The common problems of neglected fractures and their management which every surgeon encounters in the practice are well covered. The conditions associated with traumatology and their complications are nicely covered in these 4 volumes. It addresses all the issues and conditions that orthopedicians come across in their daily practice. The collective experiences of the best experts in the field of orthopedics and trauma is provided to the benefit of every student and practitioner so as to alleviate human suffering from their present desperate conditions. The problems about paralytic, poliomyelitis, pyogenic infections of bones and joints, tuberculous disease of bones and joints, mycotic infections, the neural and osteoarticular damage caused by Hansen’s infections specially among young children and infants including the newborn are very well explained. These diseases are mostly afflicting the poorer sections of the society. It addresses this challenge to orthopedic surgeons to deal with these diseases and disabilities of the locomotors system.