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Children’s orthopaedic surgery involves a wide range of conditions.

I see many children with concerns about their walking, feet or development. Many of these children are normal and do not require treatment.

Children’s orthopaedic surgery involves a wide range of conditions.

I see many children with concerns about their walking, feet or development.

Many of these children are normal and do not require treatment. The conditions that I treat most frequently are;   

o    Clubfoot (Congenital talipes equinovarus) treated by the Ponseti method

o    Dislocated hip (Developmental Dysplasia of the hip / congenital dislocation of the hip)

o    Perthes Disease of the hip

o    Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis

o    Leg length difference

o    Limb deformity including the use of the Ilizarov and Taylor Spatial Frame

o    Cerebral palsy

o    Arthrogryposis

o    Skeletal Dysplasia (different forms of Dwarfism)

o    Charcot Marie Tooth Disease / Hereditary Sensory Motor Neuropathy

o    Muscle Disorders eg muscular dystrophy, myopathy