Pediatric Orthopedics is branch of Surgery dealing with diseases of bones, joints and muscles in children up to 18 years of age.
A Pediatric Orthopedician commonly treats the following conditions:
Children long bone Fractures; Bowing Deformity of Lower Limbs; Congenital Dislocations of Hip and Knee, Clubfoot or Congenital Talipes Equinovarus (CTEV); Spinal Deformity like Scoliosis and Kyphosis; Neuromuscular conditions like Cerebral Palsy; Limb Deformity; Torticollis; Trigger Thumb; Congenital Pseudoarthrosis of Tibia; Bone Cyst; Giant Cell Tumor; Osteogenesis Imperfecta; Fibrous Dysplasia; Myelomeningocoele; Rickets; Genu Varum; Knock Knees or Genu Valgus; Blounts Disease
Electromyogram (EMG); Arthrograms (Joint X - Ray); Bone Scans; Computed Tomography (CT) Scan; Discography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) Scan; X - Rays; Blood Test; Muscle Biopsy
Treatment of Long Bone Fracture with Elastic Nails and Locking Plates; Reconstructive Surgery for Lower Limb Deformity; Bunionectomy and Hammer Toe Repair; Cartilage Repair or Resurfacing Procedures; Cartilage Surgery to Knee; Fracture Care; Joint Reconstruction for Limb Deficiency; Limb Lengthening for Length Discrepancy (Ilizarov); Clubfoot Repair; Ligament Reconstructions; Repair of Torn Ligaments and Tendons; Spine Surgery; Scoliosis Correction; Pelvic Osteotomy for Dysplasia and Spinal Fusion