Pediatrician and sports medicine specialist Celina De Borja, MD, paints the big picture of why strong bones are essential to overall wellness and explains how providers can efficiently assess and address their patients’ risk factors.
This series aims to provide an overview of pediatric musculoskeletal conditions and sports-related injuries that are commonly encountered by pediatric healthcare providers.
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, ...
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.
Focused on the needs of children and adolescents, this guide from Nicolas Hatamiya, DO, clarifies definitions of sports concussion.
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 ...
The Pediatric Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Center provides comprehensive care for children and young adults who have a broad range of limb-length differences or deformities of the upper and lower extremities.
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.
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.