When children have a condition that affects their muscles, joints or bones, it's important they are treated by an orthopedic specialist who is trained to care for children still growing. Gundersen Health System Pediatric Orthopedics provides specialized treatments for a variety of orthopedic conditions.
Our team provides care for traumatic injuries and fractures as well as the management of chronic disorders, such as:
They also provide early intervention for certain syndromes that have orthopedic complications to try and prevent further damage.
We are also involved with special multidisciplinary clinics. The clinics are staffed by developmental pediatrics, pediatric neurology, dietetics, social services and orthopedic specialists. They are available for the complex care necessary for children with spina bifida and cerebral palsy. Pediatric Orthopedics also works closely with in-house orthotics and pediatric physical and occupational therapy. They are available for the complex care necessary for children with spina bifida, cerebral palsy and neuromotor difficulties.