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  • 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.

  • Plastic Bronchitis for Parents

    Plastic bronchitis happens when fluid collects in the lungs. Instead of draining out, it leaks into the airways and forms rubbery plugs called casts.

  • 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.