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Mom Docs

Overuse Injuries in Sports | Parenting Tips

Overuse injuries are subtle and usually occur over time, making them challenging to diagnose and treat. In today’s episode, Dr. ...


A Surgeon Finds His Calling in the Intricacy of Hand Anatomy

Growing up in Birmingham, Ala., Charles A. Goldfarb was the youngest son of a head and neck surgeon. His older ...


Meet the Brains Behind Concussion Care: Mark Halstead, MD

Growing up in Wisconsin, Mark Halstead, MD, a Washington University pediatric sports medicine physician at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, played ...


Motion Analysis Center Offers Comprehensive Gait Evaluation

By Pam McGrath St. Louis Children’s Hospital now offers comprehensive gait evaluations for children with mobility problems at its newly ...


3D Spinal Models Improve Surgical Planning and Execution

Riley Jones, 14, was born with three extra vertebrae that caused a sharp angular deformity of the spine and compressed ...


The Pros and Cons of Vertebral Body Tethering for Scoliosis

Scott Luhmann, MD, a Washington University orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has expertise in a variety of procedures ...

Patient Stories

Nerve Surgery Leads to Remarkable Recovery After Boating Accident 

It was a perfect, sunny Memorial Day weekend on a private lake near New Florence, Missouri, when Ashton Yates, 11, ...

Patient Stories

Ashton and Wyatt's Vertical Talus

When a prenatal ultrasound revealed that Sara and Aaron Trombley's unborn son had congenital vertical talus, they already knew where ...

Patient Stories

First Patient With Fontan Fenestration To Undergo Spinal Fusion At St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Julia Wynne has dealt with a wide variety of medical issues with fortitude and grace since the day she was ...