Tag Archives: children

A Parent’s Guide to Youth Injuries

Multiple studies published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons highlighted key factors parents and coaches need to consider when addressing youth sports. These studies established two major takeaways that can’t be ignored: the frequency of certain… read more

Common Overuse Injuries in Children Involving the Knee and Foot

In our last blog, we touched on overuse injuries in young athletes. Today we thought we’d go a bit more in depth, and review some of the most common overuse injuries that are typically seen in our office. Sever’s Disease… read more

Overuse Injuries In Children, Adolescents, and Teens

In the past several years, orthopaedic surgeons have been seeing more and more overuse injuries in young athletes. With spring sports just around the corner, we thought now would be a good time to revisit this very important – and… read more

Growth Plate Fractures

  Because children are still growing, they are at risk for an injury that adults are not – growth plate fractures. Growth plates – which are areas of cartilage located near the ends of bones – help to determine both… read more

It’s Time for Back to School – In the Classroom AND On the Field! – Part 1

Even though it seems as though summer has just begun, the sad fact of the matter (for kids, anyway…maybe not so “sad” for their parents) is that those first days of school – and all the ones that follow –… read more

This Little Piggy Went to Market…This Little Piggy Had Flat Feet?! (Part 2)

Thanks for joining us for part 2 of our series on common foot, ankle, and leg conditions in children! In our last segment, we discussed flat feet and, today, we’ll take a look at toe walking and in-toeing (aka, pigeon… read more