Transient Synovitis

Transient Synovitis? Transient synovitis is a hip joint inflammation that produces discomfort, a limp, and the inability to bear weight. This appears as the most prevalent cause of hip discomfort in prepubescent children. It happens when a viral infection, such as an...

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Orthopedic Birth Defects

What are Orthopedic Birth Defects? Orthopedic birth defects are disorders that damage a baby's bones and muscles, as well as the tendons and ligaments that connect them. During pregnancy, these issues arise during your baby's development in the uterus. Although some...

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Orthopedic Surgeons

Orthopedic Surgeons Orthopedic surgeons are doctors that specialize in the musculoskeletal system, which includes the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that make movement and daily life possible. Pediatric orthopedic surgeons diagnose, treat, and manage...

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Broken Clavicle

Clavicle Fracture (Broken Collarbone) A clavicle fracture is a break in the collarbone, which is one of the shoulder's primary bones. This is a rather common fracture, accounting for around 5% of all adult fractures. A fall onto the shoulder or outstretched arm, which...

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Where did our Patients Come From in 2021

 Where did our Patients come from in 2021? Despite 2021 being under the influence of Covid-19, the Medical City Children's Orthopedists & Spine Specialists were able to successfully implement health safety protocols in order to see and treat approximately 2000...

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Common Children Fractures

Treating the Most Common Child's Fracture Because children's bones are weaker and more porous than adult bones, they may require specialized treatment. Doctors treat a fracture on its type, severity and if the fracture occurs in a still-developing bone (growth plate)....

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Pediatric Orthopedists

When do You Need a Pediatric Orthopedist? Pediatric orthopedics is a medical specialty that focuses on children's bone, muscle, and joint disorders and conditions. The musculoskeletal system of the body consists of bones, muscles, and joints. Basically, pediatric...

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Scoliosis and Genetics

Scoliosis & Genetics Scoliosis is a spinal condition that affects people in different ways. Some patients suffer from severe scoliosis while others only possess a mild experience. The most prevalent form of scoliosis refers to idiopathic scoliosis. Research...

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Growth Plates

Children's Growth Plates Nutrition is very important in maintaining the normal growth and development of a child. However, a child’s growth also depends on bone growth plates themselves. When a plate is damaged through sports accidents, they are not only painful but...

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Brittle Bone Disease

Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children   What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI), also known as brittle bone disease, is a genetic (inherited) disorder characterized by bones that break easily without a specific cause. Further information...

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