Cerebral palsy is a life-long condition that affects the communication between the brain and the muscles, causing a permanent state of uncoordinated movement and posturing.
Detailed information on clubfoot, including causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care.
Fractures occur when more force is applied to the bone than the bone can absorb. Bones are weakest when they are twisted.
Detailed information on developmental dysplasia of the hip, including causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care.
Muscular dystrophy causes the muscles in the body to become very weak. The muscles break down and are replaced with fatty deposits over time.
Detailed information on scoliosis, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.
Spina bifida can occur in the early weeks of pregnancy, before you even know you are expecting. That’s why your baby is depending on you to have healthy habits in place from the start. Learn more about the prevention and treatment of this birth defect.
Surgery can be classified as major or minor, depending on the seriousness of the illness, the parts of the body affected, the complexity of the operation, and the expected recovery time.
Detailed information on sports injuries in children, including overuse injuries, sprains, strains, and heat-related illnesses.