Videos & Courses
Back Injuries in Pediatric Athletes
Get more comfortable diagnosing and treating back troubles in active kids with this talk from sports medicine specialist Rhonda A. Watkins, MD, MPH.
Regional Center and MTP and School Services-Oh My!
This talk from pediatric physiatrist Kathryn E. Sigford, MD, will help pediatricians to make appropriate referrals and ensure the best for patients with a wide range of conditions, including autism, cerebral palsy, muscular dystrophy, ...
Hurt Little Fingers: Managing Everyday Digital Injuries in Kids
With a focus on often-missed injuries and the value of early detection, orthopedic surgeon Gopal Lalchandani, MD, describes his process of evaluating finger fractures and lacerations in children, using photos and X-ray images to illustrate.
Sports Concussions in Pediatric Patients: Primary Care Evaluation and Management
Focused on the needs of children and adolescents, this guide from Nicolas Hatamiya, DO, clarifies definitions of sports concussion.
Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: How PCPs Can Manage Simple Breaks
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Kristin Livingston, MD, describes how to discern the simple from the complex and illustrates with numerous X-ray images, helping primary care providers get more comfortable identifying everyday fractures and ...
Pediatric Foot - It's Cute, But (can be) Complicated
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Coleen Sabatini, MD, MPH, presents the foot facts providers need in order to identify true problems, plus guidance on talking to worried parents and quick in-office tests for specific conditions.
Pain-Free Kids: How to Prevent and Manage Common Injuries in Young Athletes
Sports medicine specialist Celine de Borja, MD, discusses why developing bodies are prone to certain aches and pains.
Getting Off on the Right Foot: Smart Strategies for Injured Young Athletes
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.
Kids in Sports: Balancing Benefits and Risks for Physical and Mental Health
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 Scoliosis: Spinal Tethering as an Alternative to Fusion
Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Mohammad Diab, MD, one of the innovators behind the tethering procedure, explains this safe, increasingly popular surgical option for severe scoliosis.
Better Lives for Kids With Cerebral Palsy: Understanding Surgical Options
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.
Care for the Smallest Spines: A Guide to Pediatric Scoliosis and Kyphosis
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.
From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids
Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.
Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate
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 ...
A Surge in Sports Stress: How to Support Child Wellness During COVID
Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
Little Feet: Common Pediatric Foot Abnormalities
Brush up on the complex anatomy of the foot and learn which exam findings warrant referral to a specialist.
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.
July 26 - 29, 2023