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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Taking care of your child’s cast at home
Keep your child’s cast clean and dry by following a few guidelines for caring for your child’s cast.
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.
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