Orthopaedic Conditions

Orthopaedics is the branch of medicine concerned with diseases, injuries, and other conditions of the musculoskeletal system. The musculoskeletal system consists of the body's bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and nerves.

There are many conditions that affect a child's musculoskeletal system, that require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.

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