Health Information

Congenital and Hereditary Disorders

  • Metatarsus Adductus

    Metatarsus adductus is a common foot deformity noted at birth that causes the front half of the foot, or forefoot, to turn inward.

  • Congenital Limb Defects

    Congenital limb defects occur when a portion or the entire upper or lower limb fails to form normally when the baby is developing in the uterus.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta in Children

    Osteogenesis imperfecta is also known as brittle-bone disease because it is characterized by bones that break easily without a specific cause.

  • Congenital Hand Deformities

    When one of those precious little hands isn’t as perfectly formed as it should be, an early visit to a hand surgeon should be at the top of your agenda for your newborn.

  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)

    Detailed information on developmental dysplasia of the hip, including causes, symptoms, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care

  • Clubfoot

    Detailed information on clubfoot, including causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment, and cast care

  • Muscular Dystrophy

    Muscular dystrophy causes the muscles in the body to become very weak. The muscles break down and are replaced with fatty deposits over time.