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  • 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 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.