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  • Common Childhood Orthopedic Conditions for Parents


    Flatfeet, toe walking, pigeon toes, bowlegs, and knock-knees. Lots of kids have these common orthopedic conditions, but are they medical problems that can and should be corrected?

  • What Happens If You Keep Playing Sports When You're Injured? for Teens


    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Kyphosis for Teens


    Your spine, or backbone, normally curves forward gently as it runs up your back. Sometimes, though, someone's back can be rounded too far forward, which is a condition known as kyphosis.

  • Scheuermann's Kyphosis for Parents


    Scheuermann's kyphosis is a condition affecting the upper back that makes it rounded so it looks hunched over.

  • Congenital Kyphosis for Parents


    Kyphosis is a rounding of the back that some children are born with. It makes the back look hunched over.

  • Clubfoot for Parents


    Clubfoot is a birth defect that makes one or both of a baby's feet point down and turn in. Most clubfeet can be successfully corrected using the nonsurgical Ponseti method.

  • Splints for Teens


    A splint is a support device that keeps an injured area from moving. Doctors often use splints to hold bones and joints in place so they can heal after a fracture.

  • Splints for Parents


    A splint is a support device that keeps an injured area from moving. Doctors often use splints to hold bones and joints in place so they can heal after a fracture.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Parents


    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help kids and teens with scoliosis.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery for Teens


    A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help some teens with scoliosis.