The following patient information sheets are meant to help patients and family better understand specific pediatric orthopaedic conditions. They are not meant to be comprehensive, and only reflect one viewpoint. These pages do not replace a medical evaluation by a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon, and your own surgeon may have a different approach to your condition. Please click here for a full disclaimer.



SCFE (Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis)
Hip Dysplasia

Limb Deformity

Blounts Disease
Bowlegs and Knock Knees
Growth Plate Issues
Intoeing and Outtoeing
Limb Length Discrepancy
Other Limb Deformity


Foot Deformity

Pes Planovalgus (Flatfoot)
Cavus Foot (High Arched Foot)
Tarsal Coalition
Hallux Valgus (Bunion)


Surgical Treatments

Pelvis Osteotomy
Leg Osteotomy
Safe Surgical Hip Dislocation
External Fixation
Guided Growth
Foot Osteotomy


Other Pediatric Orthopaedic Conditions