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Idiopathic Toe Walking

1. What happens if we do not treat ITW J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 1997 Jan;87(1):17-22. Effect of persistent toe walking on ankle equinus. Analysis of 60 idiopathic toe walkers. Sobel E, Caselli MA, Velez Z. New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York, USA. Abstract Sixty idiopathic toe walkers (age range 1 to 15 […]

Current management of cerebral palsy

The article explores the curent management of cerebral palsy

Technique of genu valgum correction with growth modulation

E plate hemiepiphysiodesis is a modern method to correct the deformities of long bones in a growing child. It works on the principle that controlling the growth on one side of growth plate results in angulation on the oppositefinal side.

Pulled Elbow in Children

Pulled Elbow or “Nursemaids Elbow” is common in young children between 1 and 4 years of age.It is rare beyond the age of 6 years. It is due to the annular ligament of the radial head becoming stretched and entrapped.The treatment is by reduction in flexion and supination

FAQs on Ponseti treatment for clubfoot

what is new in the treatment of clubfoot Answered in frequently asked questions mode with answers from recent literature

IPOD OUTREACH PROGRAMME

IPOD attempts to reach out to children with orthopaedic problems in different parts of India and also in other countries. We are a team of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons and Rehabilitation Specialists and can help NGOs, Government programmes, Private Hospitals, Rehabilitation centres. The programme may be in any form -outreach clinics, assessment camps, surgical camps, lectures, workshop, awareness campaigns etc. If you want to be a part of IPOD’s outreach activities please email to taralnagda@gmail.com. We would like to know your profile and in what ways you want to be associated with IPOD.

Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Pinning for Supra Condylar fractures of Humerus in Children

Introduction: Supracondylar fractures are the third most common fractures in children but at the same time the most commonly operated ones. Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning (CRPP) has become the gold standard of treatment of the supracondylar fractures in children preventing complications of deformities and compartment syndrome. Indications: 1. All grade 3: CRPP is the […]

Osteogenesis Imperfecta Types

Since 1979, OI has been classified by type according to a scheme developed by David Sillence,
M.D. This system is based on mode of inheritance, clinical picture, and radiologic appearance.
The OI type descriptions provide some information to the clinician and family about a person’s
prognosis, but they do not predict functional outcome. It is also important to note that the
severity of OI ranges greatly; the different types of OI represent somewhat arbitrary cutoffs
along a continuum. As a result, the severity of the disorder may vary significantly among people
who have the same type. The OI classification scheme has continued to evolve as new
information about OI is discovered.

ACCEPTABILITY CRITERIA FOR REDUCTION IN PAEDIATRIC FRACTURES

Children’s fracture have a great capacity to remodel. Yet a few of them result into malunion and deformity. In fractures of upper humerus in a young child large magnitude of angulations can be accepted where as physeal injury of lower femur involving articular carilage needs nothing short of anatomical reduction. The factors affecting the acceptibiloity cliteria are age, Site of fracture, Involvement of growth plate and articular surface, direction of angulation in line with axis of joint movement, ability of joint nearby to compensate for the malunion etc…

What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta

What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by fragile bones that break easily. It is also known as “brittle bone disease.” A person is born with this disorder and is affected throughout his or her life time. What causes OI OI is caused by an error called a mutation on […]