If your child is an athlete going through a growth spurt, an ache at the bottom of the kneecap might mean Sinding-Larsen-Johansson syndrome. Here’s what you need to know.
The fact that children in high school and younger still have open growth plates makes it more possible to have injuries that wouldn’t occur in adults, such as collegiate and pro athletes.
While swimming is a potentially lifesaving skill and a great physical fitness activity, it also can be a tremendous source of fun, a rehabilitation tool, a confidence builder for kids, a lifetime hobby or an ultra competitive sport.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Orthopaedic surgeon Paul Saluan, MD, answers this one.