An initial consultation with a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist is recommended for the following symptoms:
- injuries of any origin, including childbirth;
- exacerbation of chronic injuries;
- gait disorders;
- pain and deformity of the limbs of the trunk, spine, and sometimes skull;
- change in the shape or violation of the functions of the feet, hands;
- consequences of neurological diseases (deformities, limited joint mobility);
- aseptic bone diseases (Perthes disease, Osgood-Schlatter disease, Schinz's disease, and other osteochonropathies).
- Consultation with a pediatric orthopedist-traumatologist815 uah
- Follow-up consultation with a pediatric orthopedist-traumatologist 705 uah
Marian OrachPediatric orthopedic traumatologist
Taras PyrskoPediatric orthopedic traumatologist, Pediatric surgeon
When should I see a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist?
- preventive examination of infants: at 1 month of life;
- with visible deformities or the absence of any bones — after healing of the umbilical wound;
- preventive examination before kindergarten, school, during intensive growth spurts (usually at the age of 10-12 years).
How to prepare for a consultation with a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist?
If the child has previously been examined by an orthopedic traumatologist or related specialists, has been examined (radiography, ultrasound, MRI, CT), treatment, take all records and research results with you.
What diseases does a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist treat?
There are more than 300 pathologies of the musculoskeletal system. This is a doctor who specializes in common and rare diseases (flat feet, hip dysplasia, scoliosis, Blount's disease, Sprengel's disease, etc.).
What examinations does a pediatric orthopedic traumatologist prescribe?
Depending on the clinical case, the doctor may prescribe: ultrasound, radiography, CT, MRI, complete blood count, laboratory tests to determine electrolytes, if necessary, rheumatology tests.
- experienced specialists;
- compliance with the principles of evidence-based medicine;
- availability of equipment necessary for diagnosis and prescription of effective treatment;
- treatment of contractures (limitation of joint mobility) in children with cerebral palsy by bloodless method, i.e. without skin incisions;
- a comprehensive approach with other specialists during the preventive examination of infants.