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  • Adult Hip Dysplasia [Presentation]

    Adult hip dysplasia describes a condition where the hip’s ball (femoral head) and socket (acetabulum) are misaligned. The condition is common in children but is also found in adolescents and adults who have had no history of problems in childhood. …

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  • Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease [Presentation]

    Legg-Calve-Perthes disease is a term used to describe avascular necrosis of the hip in children under the age of 10. The condition occurs when a disruption to the hip’s blood supply causes the bone of the femoral head to die …

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  • Anthony’s Story

    My name is AJ and I am a patient of Dr Feldman for many years. Right before my fourth birthday in 2003, I was diagnosed with bilateral Perthes Diseases. I can remember the agonizing pain when I tried to walk …

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  • Hip Dysplasia [Presentation]

    Hip dysplasia describes a condition where the hip’s ball (femoral head) and socket (acetabulum) are misaligned. The condition primarily affects children but is also commonly diagnosed in adulthood. Treatment options range from simple bracing to extensive surgery and should be determined based on the patient’s age and the severity of their condition.

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  • Scoliosis [Presentation]

    Idiopathic scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve to the side. While the cause of scoliosis is unknown, it usually runs in families and typically affects girls and young women more often and severely than boys and young men. Mild cases that do not cause pain or discomfort require no treatment. However, cases that are moderate to severe and with or without pain or discomfort require treatment which is determined on a case by case basis.

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