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  • Blount Disease for Teens


    Blount disease is a growth disorder that affects the bones of the lower leg. It causes bowing of the leg below the knee, which gets worse if it's not treated.

  • Blount Disease for Parents


    Blount disease is a growth disorder that causes the bones of the lower leg to bow outward. This gets worse if it's not treated, so early diagnosis is very important.

  • Bow Legs (Genu Varum) for Parents


    Bow legs is when the legs curve outward at the knees while the feet and ankles touch. Infants and toddlers often have bow legs. It's rarely serious and usually goes away on its own.

  • Common Childhood Orthopedic Conditions for Parents


    Flatfeet, toe walking, pigeon toes, bowlegs, and knock-knees. Lots of kids have these common orthopedic conditions, but are they medical problems that can and should be corrected?

  • Health Problems of Being Overweight for Teens


    Lots of people think that being overweight is an appearance issue. But being overweight can impact a person's entire quality of life, affecting things like emotions, energy, and sleep.

  • Bones, Muscles & Joints for Teens


    This section has information on conditions like scoliosis and injuries like ACL tears and broken bones.

  • Bones & Muscles - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Info on breaks, sprains, tears, and other problems that can affect the bones and muscles.

  • Managing Your Weight for Teens


    Has your doctor told you to lose weight? Click here for ideas on nutrition, fitness, and staying motivated. We've also got weight management tools designed just for teens.

  • Diseases & Conditions for Teens


    From asthma to ulcers, this section is loaded with articles about diseases and conditions that can affect teens. Look here for health information and resources for yourself or someone you care about.

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Brittle Bone Disease) for Parents


    Osteogenesis imperfecta (or brittle bone disease) prevents the body from building strong bones. People with OI have bones that might break easily.