Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Oct. 25, 2019
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Trading Symbol OFIX  
Entity Registrant Name ORTHOFIX MEDICAL INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000884624  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business false  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   19,055,154
Entity File Number 0-19961  
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1340767  
Entity Address, Address Line One 3451 Plano Parkway  
Entity Address, City or Town Lewisville  
Entity Address, State or Province TX  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 75056  
City Area Code 214  
Local Phone Number 937-2000  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Title of 12(b) Security Common stock, $0.10 par value per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false