Patient and Family Resources

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If you’re searching for more information about your child’s orthopaedic condition, we have compiled some of the most helpful resources for you and your family.
Idiopathic scoliosis is the most common type of spinal deformity confronting orthopedic surgeons. Its onset can be rather insidious, its progression relentless, and its end results deadly. Proper recognition and treatment of idiopathic scoliosis help to optimize patient outcomes. Once the disease is recognized, effective ways exist to treat it.
The American Society for Surgery of the Hand provides information for patients and families about conditions, surgery options and safety tips.

Cincinnati Children’s Functional Independence Restoration Program provides rehabilitation for kids with amplified musculoskeletal pain syndromes.

Type 1 neurofibromatosis is a multisystemic disease. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), also called von Recklinghausen disease or peripheral neurofibromatosis, is an autosomal dominant disorder. The entity is common and affects one in 4,000 individuals.
OrthoKids is the website for kids as well as parents to learn about pediatric orthopaedic conditions, injury prevention, and treatment. 
The Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) Study Group of America gives information on JUPITOOR (Juvenile Pediatric Intercenter Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans and Osteoarthritis Research).

The Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy Syndrome Association of America discusses coping strategies for reflex sympathetic dystrophy syndrome (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CPRS).

Pain Pals offers kid-friendly information and an explanation of RSD.

 The Scoliosis Research Society provides an in-depth review of scoliosis and several treatment options.
 Orthoseek, a source of information on pediatric orthopedics and pediatric sports medicine, discusses the symptoms and treatment of Sever’s disease.