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Babies with radial dysplasia (also called radial club hand) are born with a short or missing radial bone. This makes the wrist turn in.
Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) happen when movements are repeated over and over, damaging a bone, tendon, or joint.
Scheuermann's kyphosis is a condition affecting the upper back that makes it rounded so it looks hunched over.
Scoliosis makes a person’s spine curve from side to side. Large curves can cause health problems like pain or breathing trouble. Health care providers treat scoliosis with back braces or surgery when needed.
Some kids with scoliosis wear a brace to help stop their curve from getting worse as they grow. Find out more about the different types of scoliosis braces.
Sever's disease, a common heel injury in kids, is due to inflammation (swelling) of the growth plate in the heel. While painful, it's only temporary and has no long-term effects.
Shin splints are pain on the inner part of the shinbone, often from running or another high-impact activity. They get better with rest.
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) is a shift at the upper part of the thighbone, or femur, that results in a weakened hip joint. Fortunately, when caught early, most cases of SCFE can be treated successfully.
In spina bifida occulta, a baby is born with a gap in the spine's bones, but the spinal cord and its covering do not push through it.
A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's done to stabilize or straighten the bones in the back. It can help kids and teens with scoliosis.