Patient Education //

All links and resources are provided for general educational purposes only. For specific medical recommendations regarding your child, see a board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon.

Children's Bone and Spine Surgery Patient/Family Education Resources

Pediatric Orthopedics

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Calcaneal Apophysitis (Sever's Disease)


Nursemaid's Elbow

Pes Planus

Scaphoid Fracture

Tarsal Coalition

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Other Educational Resources

Ortho Kids


Ortho Kids is a website for patients and parents to learn about pediatric orthopedic conditions. All information on the site is provided by members of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America.

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Pediatric Orthopedic AAOS Links

Links to pediatric orthopedic patient education resources of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons.

Common Pediatric Sports Injuries


A collection of informational videos provided by Johns Hopkins All Children's Sports Medicine.

National Scoliosis Foundation


The National Scoliosis Foundation provides information and support for patients with scoliosis and their families.

Spine Kids

Coming soon. A service sponsored by Children's Bone and Spine Surgery and Dr. Karen Myung providing support and information for pediatric and adolescent spine patients and families.

Cerebral Palsy Patient Resources


Links to resources for cerebral palsy patients and families from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.

Clubfoot Support Group


A Facebook support group for children with clubfoot and their parents.

Children's Orthopaedics - Conditions and Treatments - Massachusetts General

Information about common pediatric orthopedic conditions and treatments from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.

Bone and Joint Conditions - Children's National


Brief educational summaries of various pediatric bone and joint conditions from Children's National Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Orthopedic Conditions-Children's Wisconsin

Description of common orthopedic conditions in children from Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.


Brief overviews of selected orthopedic conditions from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Diseases and Conditions - Mayo Clinic


Search for information from the Mayo Clinic on hundreds of conditions.

Global Help - Pediatric Orthopedics


Global HELP Foundation, founded by Dr. Lynn Staheli of Seattle Children's Hospital, offers educational videos for families and free downloadable resources about common pediatric orthopedic conditions.