Orthopedic Trauma Program | Conditions and Treatments

Broken Arm

You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center's Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program have treated thousands of babies and children with many arm

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Broken Elbow

You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center's Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program have treated thousands of babies and children with many arm

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Broken Femur (Thigh Bone)

What is a broken femur? A broken femur (thigh bone) is a break in your child’s longest, largest, heaviest and strongest bone. The femur makes normal standing and walking possible. Although it’s a

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Broken Forearm

You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center's Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program have treated thousands of babies and children with many arm

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Broken Leg

Boston Children's Hospital provides expert diagnosis, treatment and care for every type and severity of broken leg in children. Read the information in the following pages to learn more about broken

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Broken Tibia/Fibula (Shin bone/Calf)

Pediatric tibia/fibula fractures Boston Children's Hospital can provide expert diagnosis, treatment and care for fractured tibias/fibulas in children. What is a fractured tibia/fibula? The tibia and

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Dislocations

You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center have treated thousands of babies and children with many bone-related conditions. We provide expert diagnosis,

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Dislocated Shoulder

You can have peace of mind knowing that the skilled experts in our Orthopedic Center's Hand and Orthopedic Upper Extremity Program have treated thousands of babies and children with many arm and upper

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Dislocated Patella

A dislocated patella occurs when the kneecap (patella) pops out from its normal position. This can occur as the result of force or, more often, is related to a developmental condition that leads to an

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Growth Plate Fractures

At Boston Children's Hospital, we have specialized expertise in treating growth plate fractures and other pediatric bone conditions. This important because, since children’s bones are still growing,

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Hip Fracture

If your child or teen has broken his hip, it causes disruption and stress—for your child and the whole family. You’ll have concerns and questions about your child’s pain, treatment, length of recovery

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Shoulder Dislocation

The shoulder The shoulder is the most versatile joint in the body, moving in many different directions. A sudden force to the shoulder, as from a collision, for example, can cause the top of the upper

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Shoulder instability (dislocated shoulder)

As our understanding of instability of the shoulder joint has increased, so too has our expertise in treatment, including important advances in surgical techniques. – Donald S. Bae, MD, associate in

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Spinal Fracture

A spinal cord fracture is a break to the cervical, thoracic and/or lumbar vertebrae. The spinal column is made up of many individual bony rings called vertebrae, joined together by muscles and

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