Leg Length Discrepancy for Parents
Leg length discrepancy is when someone’s legs are different lengths. For a big difference or one that's likely to get worse, treatment is recommended.
Hamstring Strain for Teens
A hamstring strain happens when one or more of the muscles in the back of the leg gets stretched too far and starts to tear. Find out how to treat hamstring strains in this article for teens.
Fibular Hemimelia for Parents
Babies who have fibular hemimelia are born with a short or missing fibula. Experts who treat bone problems have several options to help kids with a hemimelia.
Bow Legs (Genu Varum) for Parents
Bow legs is when the legs curve outward at the knees while the feet and ankles touch. Infants and toddlers often have bow legs. It's rarely serious and usually goes away on its own.
What a Pain! Kids and Growing Pains for Kids
Growing pains are for real. Usually they happen when kids are between the ages of 3 and 5 or 8 and 12.
Limb Deformities for Parents
Kids with limb deformities have differences in the way their arms or legs are shaped. Some don't need treatment, For those that do, doctors have different options.
Limb Lengthening Surgery: External Fixator for Parents
Limb lengthening surgery is done when someone has a leg length discrepancy (one leg is shorter than the other). Sometimes this is treated with an external fixator.
Why Do Some Pregnant Women Get Varicose Veins? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Blount Disease for Parents
Blount disease is a growth disorder that causes the bones of the lower leg to bow outward. This gets worse if it's not treated, so early diagnosis is very important.
Blount Disease for Teens
Blount disease is a growth disorder that affects the bones of the lower leg. It causes bowing of the leg below the knee, which gets worse if it's not treated.