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  • Blood Test: Prothrombin Time (PT) for Parents


    Doctors may order a PT test as part of an evaluation for a bleeding disorder or to monitor the effects of blood-thinning medicine.

  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (CMT) for Parents


    Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT) is a neurological disorder. It causes muscle weakness and numbness, most commonly in the arms and legs.

  • 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.

  • Myelomeningocele for Parents


    Myelomeningocele is a type of spina bifida in which a baby is born with a gap in the bones of the spine.

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears for Teens


    ACL injuries can happen in active and athletic kids when excessive pressure is put on the knee joint, resulting in a torn ligament.

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tears for Parents


    ACL injuries can happen in active and athletic kids when excessive pressure is put on the knee joint, resulting in a torn ligament.

  • Caring for Your Child for Parents


    Advice on treatment, care, and coping.

  • Bursitis for Teens


    Bursitis, an irritation of the small fluid sacs that provide cushioning in some joints, is often caused by sports-related injuries or repeated use of a particular joint.

  • Legg-Calvé-Perthes Disease for Parents


    Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease changes the hip joint and can cause a stiff joint, pain, and a limp.

  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Injuries for Parents


    MCL injuries can happen in active and athletic kids, when excessive pressure is put on the knee joint, resulting in a torn ligament.