If the bowing is not equal in both legs or if a child is older than 24 months, the doctor may want to take a x ray of the legs to help determine if treatment is necessary. Treatment may involve wearing braces or surgery when the child is older. In untreated, severe cases, arthritis or an awkward gait may occur in later life.

broken bones A broken or fractured bone requires emergency care. However, it is not always clear if a child has broken a bone or just sprained a ligament. A broken bone should be suspected if the child heard or felt a bone snap, has trouble moving the injured part, or if the injured part moves in an unnatural way or is very painful to the touch.

Arthritis Joint Pain

Arthritis Joint Pain

Arthritis is a general term which is commonly associated with a number of painful conditions affecting the joints and bones. The term arthritis literally translates to joint inflammation.

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