Orthopedics

Posterior Surgery Corrects Severe Spinal Deformities

Lawrence Lenke, MD, and his Washington University orthopedic spinal surgery colleagues at St. Louis Children's Hospital, including Keith Bridwell, MD, Scott Luhmann, MD, and Matthew Dobbs, MD, have led the effort to treat and correct severe spinal deformities from a posterior-only surgical approach. They resect vertebrae out of the spinal column to release the spine and insert rods and pedicle screws to support the patients spine.

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Lawrence Lenke, MD, has led the effort to treat and correct severe spinal deformities from a posterior-only surgical approach.

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The Ponseti Method for Club Foot Correction

A St. Louis Children's Hospital doctor describes the Ponseti method for correcting club foot. This is a casting protocol in which the foot is manipulated for less than a minute, and then casted.

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A St. Louis Children's Hospital doctor describes the Ponseti method for correcting club foot.

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The Ponseti Brace and the Importance of Parental Compliance

A St. Louis Children's Hospital physician talks about the responsibilities of parents of children with clubfoot. If clubfoot is treated once, and treatment is not continued, the deformity recurs over time.

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If clubfoot is treated once, and treatment is not continued, the deformity recurs over time.

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St. Louis Childrens Hospital's DNA Data Bank for Clubfoot Research

A doctor explains how St. Louis Children's Hospital has become the leading center for genetic musculoskeletal research. The hospital has a DNA data bank with over 450 clubfoot samples.

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A doctor explains how St. Louis Children's Hospital has become the leading center for genetic musculoskeletal research.

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Clubfoot Infant's Journey - Ethan's Success with the Ponseti Method

Ethan's journey with clubfoot began when he was diagnosed with clubfoot in the womb. He was just ten days old when he began treatment with Dr. Matthew Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital. Ethan's grandmother, Michele, talks about the care he has received at St. Louis Children's Hospital and how the Dobbs brace has been instrumental to his success.

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Ethan was just ten days old when he began treatment for clubfoot with Dr. Matthew Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Clubfoot Baby - Sam's Success with Ponseti Method

Like his mom, Sam was born with the foot deformity known as clubfoot. But after her experience with painful surgery as a child, Allison decided to bring Sam to pediatric orthopedic specialist Dr. Matthew Dobbs for non-surgical treatment known as the Ponseti Method. Allison shares Sam's experience and her advice for other parents of children with clubfoot.

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Sam was brought to pediatric orthopedic specialist Dr. Matthew Dobbs for non-surgical treatment known as the Ponseti Method.

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Meet Colin - Diagnosed with Complex Clubfoot at Birth

Colin was diagnosed with clubfoot the day he was born. Colin was treated immediately with no relief. Then his mom learned about Dr. Matthew Dobbs at St. Louis Children's Hospital, who specializes in bracing to correct clubfoot. Now Colin is able to walk, crawl, stand and is developing normally.

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Colin was diagnosed with clubfoot the day he was born. Now Colin is able to walk, crawl, stand and is developing normally.

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Clubfoot Infant - Alexis's Road to Recovery

Even before Alexis was born, she was diagnosed with a foot deformity known as clubfoot. Her parents sought treatment with pediatric orthopedic specialist Dr. Matthew Dobbs, a leader in clubfoot clinical treatment and research at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine. Clubfoot is treated with much success using a specific non-surgical method known as the Ponseti Method of casting and serial bracing. Alexis' mom Kate, tells her story.

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Even before Alexis was born, she was diagnosed with a foot deformity known as clubfoot.

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Ponseti Method for Non-Surgical Treatment of Child Foot Deformities

About one baby in 1,000 born in the U.S. is born with the foot deformity known as clubfoot. Non-surgical treatment of clubfoot using the Ponseti method of casting and serial bracing is widely known as the most effective way to treat the condition.

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Non-surgical treatment of clubfoot using the Ponseti method is widely known as the most effective way to treat the condition.

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