Orthopedics

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 »

Video Analysis for Running Gait: Proper Form Makes All the Difference

Though running is not a skill often taught, there is a right and a wrong way to run. Despite technological... Read full post »
Growing pains seem to happen during the preschool years and again during preteen years, with most cases reported between the ages of three to five and the ages of eight to 12.

Growing Pains – Are They Real?

It’s the middle of the night and your child wakes up complaining of leg pain for the third time this... Read full post »