Casts for Teens
This article for teens has tips on taking care of a cast so it keeps working as it should.
Casts for Parents
Casts keep bones and other tissues in place while they heal. Here's what to expect, and how to care for casts.
Casts for Kids
Some injuries will heal best if a cast is used. Find out how they work and how to take care of them in this article for kids.
The Ponseti Method: Casting Phase for Parents
The Ponseti method to treat clubfoot is done in two phases – the casting phase gradually moves the foot to the correct position, and the bracing phase makes sure it stays there. Learn about casting.
What to Expect When Your Cast Comes Off for Teens
You probably can't wait to get back to your normal activities, but it takes a while for a limb that's been in a cast to finish healing. Here's what to expect.
Word! Cast for Kids
If you ever break a bone, you'll probably need a cast to hold the pieces of bone steady while they're healing.
How Long Does it Take for a Broken Bone to Heal? for Parents
How long does a broken bone take to heal? Find out!
How Broken Bones Heal for Kids
Broken bones have an amazing ability to heal, especially in kids. Here's how.
Clubfoot for Parents
Clubfoot is a birth defect that makes one or both of a baby's feet point down and turn in. Most clubfeet can be successfully corrected using the nonsurgical Ponseti method.
Splints for Kids
A splint is a support device that keeps an injured area from moving. Doctors often use splints to hold bones and joints in place so they can heal after a break.