Sports medicine specialist Celine de Borja, MD, discusses why developing bodies are prone to certain aches and pains.
Jamie Faison, a certified athletic trainer at the UCSF Sports Medicine Center for Young Athletes, discusses how the growing bodies and common injuries of sports-playing kids call for specialized, verified techniques in physical evaluation and rehab.
Pediatric sports medicine specialist Celina de Borja, MD, uses recent data to illuminate the real issues, with a focus on addressing early sports specialization to protect kids from such common repercussions as burnout and depression.
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Mohammad Diab, MD, one of the innovators behind the tethering procedure, explains this safe, increasingly popular surgical option for severe scoliosis.
Knowing if and when to refer a child with CP for surgery can prevent serious problems, such as hip dislocation and pain, as well as improve the whole family’s quality of life.
Children with spinal deformities benefit from early detection and appropriate treatment, whether that means monitoring, bracing or surgery. Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Ishaan Swarup, MD, breaks down the two most common conditions and explains key tools.
Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.
Young bone is different from mature bone – so kids’ bones break and heal differently. Orthopedic surgeon Ravinder Brar, MD, MPH, offers a refresher on the remodeling process and elucidates the widely used Salter-Harris classification system ...
Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
When children fracture a bone, suffer a sports injury, or have a congenital disorder such as scoliosis or a neurological disorder such as spina bifida, it's important for them to see a pediatric orthopedist. The doctors at our Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic are experts in treating the special orthopedic needs of developing babies, children and young adults. They address each child's future growth as part of their treatment plan. This is how we help your child achieve the best functionality with the least disruption to normal activities.