• 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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  • Avascular Necrosis of the Hip [Presentation]

    Avascular necrosis (AVN) or Aseptic Necrosis of the hip is caused by a disruption to the hip’s blood supply which results in the deterioration and often collapse of the ball of the thigh bone (femoral head). Early identification and treatment …

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  • Clubfoot [Presentation]

    Clubfoot (talipes equinovarus) is a congenital foot abnormality where a baby’s foot twists at the ankle, turning the foot inward. Club foot may be associated with other problems in a child but is most often “idiopathic”, meaning we don’t know …

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  • Arthrogryposis [Presentation]

    Arthrogryposis is a medical condition that describes instances of joint contractures that are present at birth. Severity of the disease varies but many children achieve improved joint mobility and function if treatment begins at an early age.

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  • The Hip Joint in Cerebral Palsy (Presentation)

    A medical presentation about how cerebral palsy (and scoliosis) affect the hip.

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