Children know to avoid injury Orthopedics

Written by: Dr. Luís Ruano García
Published: | Updated: 17/11/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Child orthopedics treats musculoskeletal injuries during growth, provided that they are related to birth trauma. The most common injuries are examples of deformities of the feet, gait disturbances, hip dysplasia or alterations angular legs. Treatment will vary depending on the severity, and may be conservative or surgical.

Children 's orthopedics: what is and what is

Children 's Orthopedics is part of the medical specialty traumatology and orthopedic surgery that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of the locomotor system. The musculoskeletal system consists of the skeleton, joints and muscles and tendons, and may be affected by trauma (of which handles the traumatology) and nontraumatic conditions (addressed by orthopedic surgery).

Orthopedics Child seeks to resolve musculoskeletal injuries unrelated to trauma from birth until the end of growth.


About child injuries Orthopedics

Children's Orthopedic treats injuries as:- Spinal deformities- Deformities of the upper limbs and lower- Deformities produced in the musculoskeletal system as a result of neuromuscular, metabolic diseases, etc.

Also noteworthy, as most common examples:- Deformities of the feet (pes planus or pes cavus)- Gait disturbance (difference in length of lower limbs)- hip dysplasia- Angular changes of the lower limbs (in "x" or "parentheses).In some of the cases referred pain in the affected body parts is associated.


Causes of disorders in children 's orthopedics

The locomotor system in Child Orthopedics can be hereditary, ie, transmitted by parents, or not. They can also be congenital, manifesting itself at birth, or acquired after birth when they appear.


Children Treatments Orthopedics

Pediatric orthopedics treatments may be conservative (applying plaster casts, exercise, physical therapy) or surgical. Its results are usually good, especially when conditions are detected early, before they become serious deformities with growth.


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Dr. Luís Ruano García

By Dr. Luís Ruano García
Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Ruano Garcia is a renowned specialist in traumatology of the city of Murcia. He graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Murcia and Doctor Cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery from the same university. It also has the title of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMC), which allows the practice of medicine in the United States and a Master of assessment of bodily injury and disability from the University of Granada. He currently serves as Medical Specialist in Traumatology and Orthopaedic Surgery in private practice and in the "Morales Meseguer" Hospital of Murcia. He is also honorary professor collaborator of Traumatology of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Murcia and has been teaching professor at various master's degrees and courses within your specialization. He has collaborated in numerous conferences and lectures in Traumatology and holds several awards, such as the 1st Prize of the Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Murcia. He also is the author of numerous scientific articles on Traumatology.


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