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Pediatric Orthopedics

Pediatric Orthopedics

Pediatric Orthopaedics focuses on treating and restoring mobility to children's bones, muscles, and joints. treating those areas in children of all ages, from newborns to teenagers. Children tend to have very delicate bones and muscles during their developing years which makes them vulnerable to frequent injuries, sprains & fractures.

At Rainbow Children's Hospital, our dedicated Pediatric Orthopedicians specialise in treatment of treating children with fractures of growing bones, birth deformities, infections, walking problems congenital orthopedic conditions like Cerebral Palsy, Management of Complex Polytraumas and Pelvic fractures, Treating Lower Limb Deformities like Osteogenesis Imperfecta, Management of deformities like Bladder Exstrophy and Pubic Diastasis, Limb Lengthening, Management of Multifocal bone and joint deformities, Management of Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita, Treatment of Cerebral Palsy , Management of hip conditions like Developmental Dysplasia (DDH) and Perthes Disease. We offer 24/7 emergency care and therapy for children with specialised expertise in fracture care, ligament reconstructions & spine surgeries.

The following services are available at the Rainbow Children’s Hospital -

- Hyaluronic acid injections for helping get rid of arthritis pain
- Corticosteroid injections into tendons, ligaments, and joints, and near the spine
- Arthroscopic surgeries
- Amputation
- Ligament reconstructions
- Fracture care
- Hammertoe repair
- Bunionectomy
- Cartilage surgery to the knee
- Resurfacing procedures
- Cartilage repair
- Repair of torn tendons & ligaments
- Spine surgery including laminectomy, spinal fusion, foraminotomy, & discectomy
- Advanced external fixation
- Minimally invasive surgery
- Use of bone-fusing protein and bone graft substitutes
- Apart from the above-mentioned issues, we also provide the following imaging procedures that help in the treatment:

X-rays -
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan (MRI scan)
- Computed Tomography scan (CT scan)
- Bone scans
- Discography
- Arthrogram or joint x-ray

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Why Choose Rainbow Children’s Hospital for pediatric orthopedic?

Rainbow Children’s Hospital has dedicated pediatric orthopedic specialists & surgeons available 24/7 specializing in treating children who suffer from fractures, ligament injuries, and dislocations. Rainbow Children’s Hospital in Hyderabad provides one of the best pediatric orthopedic care and treatment with round-the-clock emergency care and therapy.

In Which centers Rainbow has pediatric orthopedic?

Rainbow Children’s Hospital provides one of the best pediatric orthopedic care and treatment with round-the-clock emergency care and therapy for all types of injuries and emergencies related to orthopedics at its healthcare units in the cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Vizag, and Vijayawada.

What are the most common orthopedic conditions in children?

The different pediatric orthopedic conditions include the following:

Bone deformities
Bone tumors
Bone infections
Spinal deformities
Nonunions - fractures fail to heal
Malunions - fractures heal in the wrong position
Need for amputating
Joint problems
Tear in the ligaments
Joint pain
Joint swelling
Foot and ankle
Joint pain
Heel pain
Ligament or tendon injury
Heel spurs
Ankle and foot deformities
Tarsal tunnel syndrome
Wrist and hand
Joint pain
Tears in tendon
Ganglion cyst
Ligament or tendon injury
Carpal tunnel syndrome
SLAP tears
Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis
Rotator cuff tendinitis
Rotator cuff tear
Impingement syndrome
Torn labrum
Foreign of loose bodies
Meniscus injuries
Cartilage injuries
Foreign or loose bodies
Dislocation of the patella or the kneecap
Tears or sprains in ligaments like medial collateral, anterior cruciate, lateral collateral ligament tears, and posterior cruciate
Osgood-Schlatter disease
Tears or sprains in ligaments
Elbow contractures of stiffness
Golfers or tennis elbow (tendonitis or epicondylitis)
Foreign or loose bodies
Spinal cord injuries
Spine infection
Herniated or slipped disk
Spinal tumor
Spinal stenosis

If children have a great healing capacity, why do they need specialized medical care?

It is true that the remodeling and healing capacity of children after injuries is better than that of an adult. However, there are some key distinctions. For example, growing children have unique physical or growth plate injuries. If these are left undetected or treated inappropriately, they can heal with permanent sequelae like a length discrepancy or a deformity. It is because of this that developmental problems like hip dysplasia are screened for in babies so that it can be identified and treated early. If these early simple measures are not taken, it will require complicated interventions later that will have an adverse effect on your child’s health.

In a growing child, there are unique pathologies like the developmental coxa vara, idiopathic scoliosis, Perthes’ disease, and slipped upper femoral epiphysis. To treat this, the orthopedic surgeon should have a thorough understanding of the condition’s natural history. This helps in the identification of any potential radiological and adverse clinical changes requiring proactive and early intervention.

Is pediatric orthopedic surgery safe?

Modern practices and anesthetic techniques are extremely safe. They have reduced the incident rate of adverse events. Before the surgical procedure starts, an anesthetist will evaluate your child. This may include a blood investigation. So, make sure that the anesthetist has all the information regarding your child’s medical problems and the ongoing medications.

Surgery can be stressful for everyone. For a parent, the stress is even more. However, it is important that the parents have a positive and calm demeanor as your child will be influenced by your reaction. Also, discuss all your anxieties and doubts with your surgeon.

Are diagnostic tests painful?

Diagnostic tests are mostly painless. The diagnostic procedure that you will be going through will depend on the injury or condition. The most common radiology and imaging tests are X-rays, CT scans, bone scans, ultrasound, MRI, etc. All of these are painless. If you are being diagnosed with arthritis, the doctor might perform a minimally invasive laboratory test requiring joint fluid. This might be a little painful.

Are diagnostic tests safe for pregnant women with an orthopedic injury?

Almost all the diagnostic imaging procedures are extremely safe for pregnant women. The American College of Radiology has stated that a single X-ray procedure doesn’t have enough radiation exposure for threatening the health of the developing fetus or embryo. However, if you are unsure, you can discuss with your doctor the safest imaging procedure.