Pediatric Orthopedics

Pediatric Orthopedics

Helping Your Child Bounce Back from Injuries

As strong as bones are, they can break. Muscles can weaken and injury or disease can damage joints. If a child has a musculoskeletal problem, he or she will most likely be treated by an orthopedic surgeon.

Examples of children's musculoskeletal problems include:

  • Broken bones
  • Limb and spine deformities, such as scoliosis or club foot
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Abnormally formed hip joint

Families in South Jersey have access to Virtua's orthopedic surgeons who are specially trained to care for infants, children and teens. They diagnose and treat all types of musculoskeletal problems.

In addition, Virtua provides sports medicine specialists for when children get hurt during sports activities. Those injuries can include:

  • Spinal cord injury
  • Dislocated joint
  • Stress fractures
  • Overuse syndromes
  • Shoulder separation
  • Ankle sprain
  • ACL injury
  • "Little league" elbow

Call 1-888-VIRTUA-3 (1-888-847-8823) for help finding a Virtua orthopedic surgeon for your child. 


You may also like

turning student athletes into stars

Turning Student Athletes into Stars

When a local girls' youth soccer coach wanted to give his team a competitive edge, he turned to Virtua’s Center for Athletic Performance Program (CAP).

Read More
Fact & Myths of ACL Tears

ACL Tears and Female Athletes

Dr. Brad Bernardini, co-director of Virtua Sports Medicine, discusses the truth about ACL tears in female athletes.

Watch Video