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Bone Conditions

  • Osgood-Schlatter Disease

    Osgood-Schlatter disease is an overuse condition or injury of the knee that causes pain and swelling below the knee area over the shin bone.

  • Fractures in Children

    Fractures occur when more force is applied to the bone than the bone can absorb. Bones are weakest when they are twisted.

  • Kyphosis

    Kyphosis is a forward curvature of the spine. It is a type of spinal deformity and should not be confused with poor posture.

  • Lordosis

    A spine affected by lordosis has a curve in the vertebrae in the lower back area, giving the child a "swayback" appearance.

  • Scoliosis in Children

    Detailed information on scoliosis, including types, causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

    Detailed information on slipped capital femoral epiphysis, including cause, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

  • Sever’s Disease

    Children are at greatest risk of developing Sever’s disease when they have reached the early part of a growth spurt in early puberty.

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