PEDIATRIC ORTHOPEDICS

Pediatric orthopedics is a specialty that focuses on the orthopedic issues of children. Pediatric orthopedic surgeon are those experienced professionals in treating the musculoskeletal (bone, joint or muscle) issues in a child. Usually, children’s musculoskeletal issues are different from those of the adults. It is because a child’s growing body’s response to injuries, infections and deformities will be different from those of the adults. A slight change in the growth can become a problem. The common pediatric problems are

  • Fractures
  • Clubfoot (CTEV)
  • Congenital hip dislocation (CDH)
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Scoliosis
  • Joint or bone infections and tumors