Conditions & Treatments

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    Spondylolisthesis

    Spondylolisthesis is an injury is marked by back pain. This condition is caused by excessive flexion and extension of the low back. X-rays show that a part of one vertebra in the low back slips forward on the vertebrae below it. It is commonly seen...

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    Spondylolysis

    Spondylolysis, or a pars defect, is marked by back pain. This condition is caused by excessive flexion and extension of the lower back and is commonly seen in football linemen, gymnasts, and ice skaters....

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    Sprains and Strains

    Sprains and strains are types of injuries. A sprain is an injury to a ligament while a strain is an injury to a muscle or tendon....

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    Stahl’s Ear

    Stahl’s ear, also known as Spock or elf ear, is characterized by a flattened ear rim and deformed upper portions of ear. Children with Stahl's ear may benefit from a non-surgical procedure called ear molding....

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    Staphylococcal Scalded Skin Syndrome

    Staphylococcal scalded skin syndrome (SSSS) is a serious skin infection. The infection causes peeling skin over large parts of the body. It looks like the skin has been scalded or burned by hot liquid. It’s more common in the summer and fall....

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    Stillbirth

    Stillbirth is a common term for death of a fetus after 20 weeks of pregnancy....

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    Strep Throat

    Although many people assume that a sore throat means strep throat, most sore throats are not strep. Most sore throats are caused by viruses. Strep throats are caused by group A streptococcal bacteria. Strep throats are usually not associated with a cough or runny nose...

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    Stress Fractures

    Stress fractures are weak spots or small cracks in the bone caused by continuous overuse. Stress fractures often happen in the foot or leg after training for gymnastics, running, and other sports....

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    Stridor

    Stridor is a noisy or high-pitched sound with breathing. It is a sign that the upper airway is partially blocked. It may involve the nose, mouth, sinuses, voice box (larynx), or windpipe (trachea)....

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    Stroke

    While strokes in children can be devastating, children appear to have a better ability to heal because of the greater ­flexibility and plasticity of their nervous system and brain. With physical‑and speech therapy, many childhood stroke survivors recover‑most or all the use of their arms...