Tag: "orthopaedic surgery"
Teen with Cerebral Palsy Now Walks Unassisted Following Minimally Invasive Procedure
Sandy always knew that her son with cerebral palsy would need orthopedic surgery. They avoided it as long as possible. But when he began to lose mobility, stamina, and had 45-degree muscle contractures, surgery was imminent. Read how a less invasive procedure, guided growth of the knee, helped him to walk unassisted!
Hip Dysplasia as an Adult: Tips Following Surgical Treatment
Shannon was re-diagnosed with hip dysplasia in adulthood, after her infant daughter was evaluated for the same condition. Here's her tips folllowing surgery
A Surgeon’s PSA for Lawn Mower Safety
Before teaching your child to mow the lawn, it is important to make sure they are old enough and mature enough to perform the job safely. These lawn mower safety tips will help keep your family safe.
Advice to Parents on Selecting a Good Backpack for Their Children
Brief summary and media link to story about how parents can select a good backpack for their child.
Helping injured athletes get back in the game
A brief summary and link to a story about athletes who are injured getting back in the game faster because of recent advances in medical tools, techniques.
Friendship, Sisterhood, and Laughter Through Tears
Best friends Anna and Grace had surgery for their scoliosis on the same day by the same surgeon. But their friendship goes much deeper than that.
Breakthrough technology helping lengthen patients’ limbs
Orthopedic specialists at Cincinnati Children’s are using breakthrough technology to lengthen patients’ limbs. Marc Gaynor broke his leg a few years ago and damaged his growth plate resulting in one
Cincinnati Children’s No. 3 in 2015-2016 Rankings
U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings were released today for 2015-2016, and Cincinnati Children’s has been named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country
My Son’s Experience with Coxa Vara and a Full-Body Cast
Coxa vara is a hip condition in which there is a discrepancy of the growth in the round ball of the hip and the upper end of the thigh bone, creating a deformity. Read more about Aeden's journey with coxa vara and adjusting to a full body cast.
Helping Hands in India
The lives of six children with complex spine deformities and 21 children with hand and arm deformities have been dramatically improved thanks to the work of a surgical team from
U.S. News & World Report: Cincinnati Children’s is #3, Three Years In A Row
It’s a three-peat! U.S. News & World Report announced their Best Children’s Hospitals rankings today, and we are honored to be named the No. 3 children’s hospital in the country,
Mission trip to India helps children with severe scoliosis
Six children in India with complex spine deformities are standing straight and healthy today thanks to a mission trip led by surgeons from Cincinnati Children’s. The surgical team was