Treatment of diseases in children and adolescents

The International Center for Orthopaedics specialises in paediatric orthopaedics. Paediatric orthopaedics is a speciality within orthopaedics that focuses on congenital and acquired deformities and disorders of the musculoskeletal system in children and adolescents. This includes conditions such as fractures, deformities, functional impairments or neurological disorders.

Read on to find out more about orthopaedic conditions in children and young people. What are the symptoms to look out for and when should you see a specialist? You can also find out what treatments are available today and what rehabilitation might involve.

Surgical and conservative treatment for children and young people
  • Delayed hip growth in newborns
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Internal rotation gait
  • Perthes’ disease
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis
  • Femoral head necrosis
  • Malformations such as congenital femoral dysplasia (CFD), PFFD (proximal focal femoral deficiency)
  • Genu varum, bowlegs
  • Genu valgum, knock-knees
  • Tibial aplasia
  • Fibular aplasia
  • Discoid meniscus
  • Patellar tendinopathy – Sinding-Larsen disease
  • Osgood-Schlatter disease
  • Osteochondrosis Dissecans
  • Clubfoot, congenital or acquired
  • Calcaneovalgus foot
  • Pes planus, flatfoot
  • Talipes equinovarus
  • Complex foot deformities
  • Brachymetatarsia
  • Polydactyly (supernumerary toes)
  • Macrodactyly
  • Proteus syndrome
  • Tibiofibular diastasis
  • Calcaneal apophysitis (Sever’s disease)
  • Gait disturbances in infantile cerebral palsy (ICP), e.g. squatting gait
  • Tendon shortening
  • Foot deformities
  • Hip dislocation