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Growth-Related Disorders

  1. Femoral Anteversion

    Femoral anteversion is an inward twisting of the thigh bone. It is typically detected when a child is 4 to 6 years old.

  2. Kyphosis

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

  3. Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease

    This disease is a temporary condition that causes the hip joint to become painful and stiff.

  4. Lordosis

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

  5. Nursemaid's Elbow

    Nursemaid's elbow occurs when the radius—one of the bones in the forearm—slips out of place from where it normally attaches to the elbow joint.

  6. 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.

  7. Scoliosis in Children

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

  8. Tibial Torsion

    Tibial torsion causes a child's feet to turn inward, or to have what is also known as a "pigeon-toed" appearance.