Lawn mower accident brings 3-year-old to trauma doctor
After Kelden fell off a riding lawnmower and was swept under with his foot, his parents desperately searched for an alternative to amputation.
Children and orthopedic injuries
Dr. Kosmas Kayes, OrthoIndy pediatric orthopedics specialist explains what you need to know about children and orthopedic injuries. Q. As an orthopedic pediatrics specialist what are the most common conditions…
Does my child have developmental dysplasia of the hip?
Immediate treatment is necessary in babies and children with developmental dysplasia of the hip. The ball is loose in the hip joint socket and may be easy to dislocate.
What is Perthes disease?
The cause of Perthes disease is not know; however most cases can be treated nonsurgically depending on your child’s symptoms.
Cast Care for Children
What is a Cast? Casts are most often used to help mend broken bones by immobilizing the injury, protecting the area recovering from a fracture or surgery, and reducing pain…
What is cerebral palsy and can an orthopedic doctor help?
Orthopedic surgeons can help children with cerebral palsy by treating problems with bones, muscles, tendons, nerves or joints.
What is sever’s disease?
Children with Sever’s disease usually have symptoms go away on their own within two weeks to two months; however, there are treatment options to relieve pain.
What is the difference between a strain and a sprain?
Although there is a difference between a strain and a sprain treatment is usually R.I.C.E. (rest, ice, compression and elevation).
What is toxic synovitis in kids?
Toxic synovitis is a temporary inflammation of the hip, which can cause limping, and pain in a child’s hip and leg.
What is Osgood-Schlatter disease?
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a common cause of knee pain in children and can typically be treated without surgery.
What you should know about children and scoliosis
It’s August, which means it’s time for kids to climb on the bus and head back to school. But first, most parents are rushing to the store to cross items…
Scoliosis patient returns to gymnastics after surgery
This post is part of The Ultimate Guide to Back Pain Relief “She is a fighter.” That is how Lisa Schultheis describes her daughter, Genova. After living in three different households, Genova’s…
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