When a child or adolescent has a musculoskeletal problem, such as a bone deformity, scoliosis, or a fracture, a doctor or surgeon specializing in pediatric orthopedics can play a signifcant role in their treatment and recovery. A pediatric orthopedist is an orthopedic surgeon or doctor, like our team of specialists at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists, who specializes in caring for the musculoskeletal system and has training and experience in treating children and adolescents with orthopedic conditions using both nonsurgical and surgical approaches. As pediatric orthopedic specialists who work within this field regularly, our specialists have knowledge of the full range of treatments available, can recommend the ones that will work best for a child, and are skilled at communitcating with children.
Know When It’s Time to Get Pediatric Orthopedic Treatment
You should consult a doctor or pediatric orthopedic surgeon if you notice any of these pediatric orthopedic symptoms in your child:
- Gait abnormalities, such as limping or walking with toes pointed inward or outward
- Limb length varies (such as one leg longer than the other)
- Pain after playing a sport
- Spine looks curved
You may also need to see an pediatric orthopedic expert if your child has or if you suspect one of the following injuries or conditions:
- Cerebral palsy
- Hip dysplasia
- Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
- Limb deformity
- Neuromuscular disorder
- Osgood-Schlatter disease
- Spina bifida
- Sprains and strains
We Offer You the Expert Pediatric Orthopedic Care Your Child Deserves
Specializing in conditions and injuries affecting children, our pediatric orthopedic doctors and surgeons are trained and equipped to assess, diagnose, and treat your child's bone, joint, or muscle pain. Surgery is often the ast resort and second to any nonsurgical treatment options when those methods prove unsuccessful.
If your child does require pediatric orthopedic surgery, our surgeons can perform the procedure your child needs and provide the specialized, compassionate care your child deserves. Schedule an appointment in Brookfield at our clinic in Elmbrook Memorial Hospital or the Medical Arts Center, or at our New Berlin or Oak Creek location by calling (262) 395-4141 or by requesting an appointment online.
Aspen Orthopedic Specialists Delivers Excellence Every Step of the Way
Our doctors and surgeons at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists are experts in pediatric orthopedics. They understand your concerns, can answer questions about your child's condition, and know how to apply their special expertise to help you. With years of training and experience in bone, joint, and muscle care for children and young adults, Dr. Jeffrey Larson, Dr. Sean Wilson, Dr. Robby Amiot, Dr. Ryan Kehoe, Dr. Lawrence Maciolek, Dr. Jonathon Printz, and Dr. Justin Peterson have the expertise to help you and your child return to living the life you love. Learn more about our pediatric specialists below.