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Pediatric Orthopedics

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Carson Jackson pitching on the mound

High School Pitcher Rebounds after Scoliosis Diagnosis

At age 16, baseball player Carson Jackson was diagnosed with scoliosis. After an innovative surgical procedure at UH Rainbow corrected the curve in his spine, Carson is back in the game.

Infographic: How to Care for Your Cast

How to Care for Your Cast

When properly cared for, a cast speeds healing of bones and soft tissue. Here are some tips to make your recovery as healthy and comfortable as possible.

Baby girl walking on tiptoe

What Parents Should Know About Toe Walking

Many children use their tippy toes as they learn to walk. But what if your child continues toe walking?

A montage of Sawyer, with her cast and without

Early Diagnosis of Girl’s Hip Dysplasia Is Key To Treatment Success

When Sawyer started to walk, her mother noticed a slight limp in her step. An X-ray revealed Sawyer had developmental dysplasia of the hip, a condition in which the ball part of the hip joint is partially or completely out of the socket.

Dr. Michael Glotzbecker and Tony Stabile

Rebuilt Spine Gives Teen Confidence

Tony gained confidence (and three inches in height!) after undergoing an intense, 12-hour surgery to correct his forward and sideways spinal curvatures.

Trey Clark as an infant with his NICU nurse and today with Lynn Woo, MD.

This 8-Year-Old Doesn't Allow His Diagnosis To Define Him

William “Trey” Clark had more intense medical procedures in his first week of life than many do in a lifetime, so this fun-loving 8-year-old doesn’t sweat the small stuff.

scoliosis

Scoliosis: What Parents Need To Know

It is very important that children and young teens be screened for scoliosis, or curvature of the spine. Without treatment, the condition can worsen over time.

Andrew discusses his knee problem and how it was treated at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s

One in a Million

Even though 11-year-old Andrew’s knee problem is extremely rare, the experts at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital were quick to discover what was wrong.

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