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12 Tips from Sports Medicine Doctors

12 Tips from Sports Medicine Doctors Active participation in sports and physical activities is a fundamental part of a child’s development. However, with the thrill of competition and exercise comes the risk of injuries. Sports medicine specialists play a...

Tips for Selecting an Orthopedic Surgeon

Tips for Selecting an Orthopedic Surgeon for Children When it comes to the health and well-being of our children, we want to ensure that they receive the best possible care. In the case of orthopedic conditions or injuries, choosing the right orthopedic surgeon...

Little League Elbow

Little League Elbow Little League Elbow is a common overuse injury that affects young baseball players, particularly those involved in repetitive throwing motions. Also known as medial epicondyle apophysitis, this condition primarily affects the growth plate on the...

Gastrocnemius Recession Surgery

Gastrocnemius Recession Surgery Gastrocnemius recession surgery is a surgical procedure used to treat conditions like heel cord contracture, aka calf muscle contracture. This condition, in which the muscle becomes tight, limits the range of motion in the ankle. The...

Spinal Arthritis

Spinal Arthritis:   Arthritis of the spine grows in the joints of the back — the facet joints — that connect vertebrae to each other. The spinal column is composed of vertebrae, intervertebral discs, and cartilage that lines the joints of the vertebrae. At its core,...

Cast Care

Cast Care:    A cast is a medical device that supports and protects an injured bone as it heals. It can also help prevent muscle contractions and provide immobilization, especially after surgery. When a child breaks a bone, doctors often use a cast to immobilize...