Topic Archives: Rotational deformities

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Mar 3, 2016, 10:17 PM
By Simone Cranage As clinicians we often see the new walkers that often come with the parental concern that “they look awkward, clumsy or unsteady on their feet and they fall over a lot” As a baby becomes confident in their crawling they are learning to move around the environment on their own and are developing a sense of independence.
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Mar 3, 2016, 9:15 PM
Obesity is often thought to be a major risk factor in common childhood diseases such as Blount’s Disease and Slipped Upper Femoral Epiphysis (also known as a (SUFE). The Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Ohio recently published about the impact of obesity in children with the association between high BMI and malalignment of the knee. Physiotherapy (physical therapy) or podiatry students aspiring to work with children are often advised to follow evidence based practice, and shy away from over treatment.
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Jan 22, 2016, 5:41 PM
In typically developing children, there often can be some degree of hypermobility that doesn’t cause pain, motor delay or reduced participation in activity(1). But Benign Joint Hypermobility Syndrome (BJHS) can account for over 25% of all referrals to Paediatric Rheumatoloty clinics(3).