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Teen Continues His Remarkable Recovery After Nearly Losing His Leg in a Boating Accident

A boat accident badly sliced the leg and wrist of Ashton during a family outing in 2017. Ashton’s amazing recovery ...


Miracle Flight for Young Boy with Special Needs

After living most of his life in pain, 6-year-old Max is on the road to recovery. His mom said the ...

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Medical Animation: Scoliosis

The spine is one of the most important parts of the body. Not only does it serve to protect your ...

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An Eye Toward Growth

Unlike adults, children’s bones are continuously growing and require specialized care from pediatric orthopedists. A twisted ankle may mean quality ...

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Why Weights?

Preteens can benefit from strength training, including lifting weights, but only if they use proper technique. By age 7 or ...

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Winter Warm-Up: Staying Active When It’s Cold

Don’t let freezing temperatures stop you in your tracks. Frost, ice and snow don’t have to stop you, your child ...


10 Exercises You Can Do With Your Kids to Prevent Running Injury

According to the physical therapists at the Young Athlete Center, teens are just as likely to develop running injuries as ...

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The Importance of Specialized Treatment for Complex Fractures

With his mother being a nurse, Mark Miller, MD, was always intrigued by medicine. He knew from a young age ...


Understanding the Unique Challenges of Pediatric Orthopedic Treatments in Upper Extremities

In medical school, Lindley Wall, MD, a Washington University orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, was fascinated by the ...