One-year-old has surgery to repair hip dysplasia

One-year-old has surgery to repair hip dysplasia

After Nora’s parents began worrying when she didn’t start walking they brought her to OrthoIndy where she was diagnosed with hip dysplasia and would need surgery.

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What causes slipped capital femoral epiphysis?

What causes slipped capital femoral epiphysis?

Slipped capital femoral epiphysis occurs when the ball at the head of the thigh bone slips off the neck of the bone. Most commonly, this hip condition occurs in teens.

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Bow legged: Causes, symptoms and treatment

Bow legged: Causes, symptoms and treatment

When a child with bowed legs stands with their feet together, there is a noticeable space between their lower legs and knees. Learn how bow legs are diagnosed and corrected.

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Rickets: Symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment

Rickets: Symptoms, causes, prevention and treatment

Rickets is a condition that causes weak or soft bones in children. Learn what causes rickets and how it can be corrected or prevented.

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What is a unicameral bone cyst?

What is a unicameral bone cyst?

Primarily developing in children, a unicameral bone cysts, also called a simple bone cyst, is a common, noncancerous (benign) bone tumor. Learn how they are treated.

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Neurofibromatosis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Neurofibromatosis: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Neurofibromatosis affects the growth and development of nerve cell tissues, which can cause tumors to grow on nerves. Learn how neurofibromatosis in children is treated.

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What is Erbs palsy (brachial plexus birth palsy)?

What is Erbs palsy (brachial plexus birth palsy)?

Most commonly, Erb’s palsy is caused when an infant’s neck is stretched to the side during a difficult delivery. Learn about the symptoms of Erb’s palsy and how it’s diagnosed.

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Juvenile arthritis: Signs, types and treatment

Juvenile arthritis: Signs, types and treatment

What are the symptoms of juvenile arthritis and can juvenile arthritis go away? Learn this and more including how it’s diagnosed and treated.

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Recognizing and treating limb length discrepancy

Recognizing and treating limb length discrepancy

A difference between the lengths of the arms or legs is referred to as limb length discrepancy. Treatment depends on the length of the discrepancy, the child’s age and the cause.

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Muscular dystrophy: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Muscular dystrophy: Symptoms, causes and treatment

Muscular dystrophy causes muscle weakness and loss. Learn about the first signs of muscular dystrophy, the treatment options and types.

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Lawn mower accident brings 3-year-old to trauma doctor

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.

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Children and orthopedic injuries

Children and orthopedic injuries

OrthoIndy pediatric orthopedics specialist explains what you need to know about children and orthopedic injuries.

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