A woman’s first visit to an adult GYN practice is a great opportunity for her to take further ownership of her gynecologic health as she transitions to another stage in her life. An adult GYN provider treats women’sbreast and pelvic health issues and associated surgical needs, hormonal issues, pregnancy and postnatal care.
Most gymnasts can recall a time when they’ve landed a tumbling pass or vault and immediately experienced a painful stinging sensation in their ankles. As a former gymnast, I thought that feeling was just part of the sport, but ankle pain with landings in gymnastics is not normal.
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700 Children’s features the most current pediatric health care information and research from our pediatric experts – physicians and specialists who have seen it all. Many of them are parents and bring a special understanding to what our patients and families experience. If you have a child – or care for a child – 700 Children’s was created especially for you.
Whether you have toddlers or teens, you are familiar with the fact that kids regularly test the law of gravity. So you probably won’t be surprised to hear that broken bones are the number one injury we see in the emergency room. Read More
Hip Dysplasia in Children: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Aug 10, 2017
For parents, a diagnosis of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) brings a wide range of emotions and responses. Parents want to understand not only the condition, but what the future holds for their child after diagnosis. Read More
Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction: Managing Leg Discrepancy
Jul 06, 2017
There are many different reasons for leg length discrepancy, but there are essentially two main causes: being born with a condition that causes one leg to grow slower than the other or an incident that affects the length of the bone (fracture) or affects the growth center of the bone (trauma, Read More
In the eyes of many young athletes, no situation can be more hopeless than a knee injury that requires surgical repair. It may feel career-ending to some athletes, even those who have multiple sports seasons left on the horizon. Luckily, in most cases, this does not have to be the case. Read More
Scoliosis: Is the Curve in Your Child's Spine Normal?
Oct 19, 2016
Scoliosis is defined as curvature in the spine greater than 10 degrees. Scoliosis is a relatively common condition that causes the spine to curve and rotate into a C or S shape instead of a straight line. Curves greater than 10 degrees are seen in approximately 3% of the population. Read More