Patients treated with casting for early onset scoliosis experienced declines in health-related quality of life that were reversible after transitioning from casting to bracing, according to published results.
The sacroiliac (SI) joint connects the spine to the pelvis. People who have injured this joint may experience pain in the lower back, buttocks, and down the back of the thigh.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful condition that affects the knees of growing adolescents.
A nursemaid's elbow is a common elbow injury seen in young children. The injury causes a subluxation of one of the bones (the radius) at the elbow joint.
Femur fractures are not uncommon injuries in children. Fortunately, most femur fractures heal well, even with nonsurgical treatments. The amount of displacement (separation of the bone ends) that can be accepted depends on the child's age, with even widely displaced fractures healing in young children. Therefore, determining the treatment of femur fractures is largely distinguished by the age of your child.