You rely on bones and joints to support your body and help you navigate the world. How do bones grow, and what happens to them over time? A rheumatologist explains.
If pain persists and you suspect a broken toe, resist the temptation to tape up your toe, take a bunch of pain relievers and ignore it.
If your child needs surgery for a tumor in the leg bone near the knee, a rare and unusual solution can save your child’s leg and help preserve mobility. Learn more about rotationplasty.
Incorporating yoga into a regular exercise routine that also includes strength training can be beneficial for those who want to maintain and build bone.
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In so many ways, children are more flexible than adults – and this includes their bones. Because their bones haven’t fully hardened and are still growing, children are vulnerable to a unique injury called a growth plate fracture. Growth plates are areas of developing cartilage tissue near the ends of long bones, and these are … Read More
Ten fingers. Ten toes. It’s what every parent expects to see when a child is born. But Andrew Bowers arrived missing fingers, thumb and palm bone on his left hand and was unable to use it. After a number of false starts, the Bowers family found hope in a procedure called “distraction lengthening” — performed by Cleveland … Read More