Bone Conditions

  1. Fractures in Children

    Fractures occur when more force is applied to the bone than the bone can absorb. Bones are weakest when they are twisted.

  2. Kyphosis

    Kyphosis is a forward curvature of the spine. It is a type of spinal deformity and should not be confused with poor posture.

  3. Lordosis

    A spine affected by lordosis has a curve in the vertebrae in the lower back area, giving the child a "swayback" appearance.

  4. Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is an overuse condition or injury of the knee that causes pain and swelling below the knee area over the shin bone.

  5. Scoliosis in Children

    Detailed information on scoliosis, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  6. Sever’s Disease

    Children are at greatest risk of developing Sever’s disease when they have reached the early part of a growth spurt in early puberty.

  7. Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Detailed information on slipped capital femoral epiphysis, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

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