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Fractures

Fractures And Bone Remodeling In Children

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

Children have a unique ability for healing fractures and remodeling deformities (Figure 1). Although, the physician usually strives to achieve good re...

Clavicle Fractures in Children

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 11.23.2016 | Home
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

A fractured clavicle in children usually heals with a small bump and will remodel in time. The clavicle is the first bone to ossify. The shaft of the ...

A Pink Cast Heals More Than Bones

Angelina Massoia | Posted 06.27.2015 | Home
Angelina Massoia

We've all been there. We have one of those weeks that make you want to stay in bed and cuddle your dog. Any combination of school, work, relationship, health, and personal drama seems unbearable as it simultaneously bombards you.

Why Children Should Not Have Low Back Pain

Dr. Joseph Horrigan | Posted 02.10.2015 | Home
Dr. Joseph Horrigan

Parents should not dismiss their children's complaints of low back pain, and the same advice applies to coaches, athletic trainers and school nurses: if an athletic child complains of nagging low back pain, you should have him/her examined by a doctor who specializes in sports medicine, spinal injuries or pediatric orthopedics. A lifetime of suffering could be avoided with timely and appropriate care.

Athletes' Recovery From Injury -- Are They Set Up To Fail? Part II

Abby Sims | Posted 09.06.2013 | Home
Abby Sims

When reporters inform us how long an athlete is expected to be out of action from an injury, they are reporting what they've been told. No one should base a fantasy team or bet the under on these predictions.