Orthopedic Resources

Trusted Information from National Orthopedic Organizations

  • OrthoKids (Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America)
    OrthoKids is the website for kids as well as parents to learn about pediatric orthopaedic conditions, injury prevention, and treatment. Everything on OrthoKids is provided by members of the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA), so parents and kids know that this is information that they can trust! 
  • Early Onset Scoliosis FAQs (Courtesy of Growing Spine Foundation)
    Frequently asked questions related to the diagnosis and treatment of scoliosis.
    CORTICES is a collaboration of pediatric orthopedic surgeons dedicated to improve the Quality, Safety and Value in the management of emergent orthopaedic conditions through education, research and development of optimal care guidelines.

What to expect after surgery or treatments

Learn more about what to expect with orthopedic-related conditions.

  1. Cast Removal English video | Spanish video
  2. Removing Pins from a Fractured Elbow or Wrist  English video | Spanish video
  3.  What to Expect from a Procedure to Lengthen Your Child’s Calf Muscle 
  4.  What to Expect from an Adductor Lengthening Procedure
  5.  About Surgery to Rotate Your Child’s Lower Leg (Distal Tibial Rotation Osteotomy)
  6.  About Surgery to Align Your Child’s Thigh & Hip (Femoral Varus Derotational Osteotomy)
  7.  What to Expect from a Guided Growth Procedure
  8.  What to Expect from a Procedure to Lengthen the Muscles at the Back of Your Child’s Hip
  9.  What to Expect from Hardware Removal Surgery
  10.  What to Expect from a Patellar Tendon Advancement With or Without a Distal Femoral Extension Osteotomy
  11.  About Surgery to Help Hip Alignment (Pelvic Osteotomy)
  12. What to Expect from Surgery for Flat Feet
  13.  About Surgery to Align Your Child’s Foot (Triple Arthrodesis or Foot Fusion)