Caring for Young Athletes: The Importance of Pediatric Specialists
Every parent of a young athlete wants their child to participate in the sport they love and be as successful as possible. If that young athlete has an injury, going to specialists who care for professional athletes can seem like a good idea, but care for adolescent athletes isn’t the same as for adults
Waterproof Casts For Kids
Waterproof casts offer all the benefits of traditional casting plus several other benefits. Learn about the benefits and how to take care of them properly.
A New Scoliosis Treatment: Vertebral Body Tethering
Vertebral body tethering (VBT) is a non-fusion surgical treatment for scoliosis that was recently approved for pediatric patients. Learn more about the surgery, and patients for whom it may be an option.
5 Things to Consider When Kids Break or Fracture A Bone
When a kid breaks or fractures a bone, parents want him to feel better and heal as soon as possible. The good news is that when this happens, kids’ bones are great at healing and remodeling. Surgery isn’t always needed. Read how treatment should be tailored, as every child, situation and break is different.
Hip Dysplasia in Babies: What Parents Need to Know
Hip dysplasia, which is the abnormal development of the hips, affects 1 in 1,000 infants. Learn more about the symptoms of hip dysplasia and how to prevent it.
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!
Gymnast Avoids Surgery After Serious Elbow Injury
For young athletes, severe injuries can be debilitating. At Cincinnati Children's, a promising gymnast avoids surgery in her recovery from an elbow injury.
Two-year-old from Gaza to get prosthetic leg at Cincinnati Children’s
A two-year-old girl from the Gaza Strip was born with a genetic abnormality in her right leg making it difficult for her to walk. In January, she is expected to
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.
Reds announce high school showcase schedule
A brief summary of a story about the Skyline Chili Reds Futures High School Showcase presented by Cincinnati Children’s Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics.
Wrist Injuries: When to Schedule an Appointment
Wrist injuries can happen in any sport. Recognizing the signs and symptoms will help determine the severity of the injury and a proper course of treatment.
New Prosthetic Limb Helps Teen Football Player
A brief summary of an link to a story on WCPO.com about a teen football player and patient at Cincinnati Children's receiving prosthesis.
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
Send in the Clowns
Patch Adams had it right. The medical doctor and clown, famously portrayed by the late Robin Williams in a 1998 biopic of the same name, has spent his life showing
Sports Fractures 101
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Fractures, or broken bones, are the most common injuries we see in orthopaedic sports medicine. During childhood, about 50% of females and 60% of males will suffer a fracture at
Parents Magazine: Cincinnati Children’s Subspecialties Tops in the Nation
Today, Cincinnati Children’s was named one of Parents Magazine’s 10 Best Children’s Hospitals – number 3 to be exact! This is an honor for the medical center and a reflection