Orthopedics
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Limb Loss: Adapting to Challenges and Hitting Milestones

There are currently over 2 million Americans living with limb loss. Pediatric limb deficiency results from birth defects, tumors, severe... Read full post »
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Bone Fractures in Children: When Should Parents Be Concerned?

As kids play hard, or engage in vigorous or high-speed physical activities like biking or skateboarding, they may fall hard... Read full post »

Hip Dysplasia in Children: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

For parents, a diagnosis of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) brings a wide range of emotions and responses. Parents... Read full post »

Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction: Managing Leg Discrepancy

There are many different reasons for leg length discrepancy, but there are essentially two main causes: being born with a condition... Read full post »

Physical Therapy for an ACL Injury

In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical... Read full post »

Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child’s Spine Normal?

Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes... Read full post »

Shoulder Injuries in Young Athletes

Shoulder injuries in young athletes are very common and can vary in cause and severity depending on each individual athlete’s... Read full post »

Should I Be Worried if My Child is In-Toeing?

In-toeing is a type of standing posture or gait pattern in which a child’s feet, and in some cases the... Read full post »