The doctor examines for any congenital and acquired pathologies of joints and periarticular soft tissues: fractures, sprains and tears of ligaments, scoliosis, lordosis and kyphosis, flat feet, dysplasia of hip joints, spastic torticollis.
Pediatric orthopedist at “ON Clinic” uses the following for diagnostics of diseases:
These examination methods allow identifying the pathology of musculoskeletal system at different levels: from the tissue structure of bone to the joint integrity.
During the visit, pediatric orthopedist performs complex examination. The doctor evaluates limb movements: circular, abduction and adduction, extension and bending, with traction and axial load.
Also the doctor pays his attention to the following:
In order to conduct early diagnosis of acquired and congenital abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system in infants, it is necessary to conduct preventive examinations. Baby should be examined by orthopedic traumatologist during the first and third months of life. During the preventive examination, the doctor pays attention to the diagnosis of the most common pathologies: hip dysplasia, clubfoot, congenital paralysis of the upper limb.
Some pathologies, for example, displacement or shortening of a limb, or malignant tumors of the musculoskeletal system, need to be treated promptly or surgically. Then the orthopedist invites pediatric surgeon for consultation. Together, the specialists plan treatment, rehabilitation and disease prevention.
Visit doctor if you detected the following symptoms and signs in your child:
If you detected these symptoms or just suspect that child’s locomotor apparatus develops not properly, make appointment to orthopedist by phone or leaving online application at the website indicating the date and time of consultation.