Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons treat children from the newborn stage through the teenage years. They choose to make pediatric care the core of their medical practice, and the unique nature of medical and surgical care of children is learned from advanced training and experience in practice.
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons diagnose, treat, and manage children’s musculoskeletal problems including the following:
- Limb & Spine Deformities (such as club foot, scoliosis)
- Gait Abnormalities (Limping)
- Bone & Joint Infections or Tumors
- Broken Bones
Why Does a Child Need a Pediatric Orthopedist?
Children are not just small adults. Their growing bones pose different challenges than those of adults, and children often cannot explain what is bothering them or answer medical questions. Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeons know exactly how to examine and treat children and communicate with their families.
Treatments in which Pediatric Orthopedic commonly involved
- Post-Operative Rehabilitation
- Balance/Core Conditioning
- Individualized Instruction
- Family Education & Training
- Manual Physical Therapy
- Pain Relief & Management
- Neuromuscular Education
- Orthopedic & Sports Rehabilitation
- Postural Education & Conditioning
- Specific Home Exercises
- Soft Tissue Mobilization
- Therapeutic Exercises