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The pediatric orthopaedic service at UNC is one of the strongest in the country.  It is consistently ranked by US News and World Reports as number one in the state and as one of the best in the country.  Our practitioners treat the full gamut of congenital, developmental and traumatic disorders of the musculoskeletal system in children, with the most cutting-edge technologies, and a focus on the well-being, comfort and happiness of the child and the entire family.  Whether your child has on orthopaedic issue from the time of birth, or injures their knee playing soccer, our team provides the very best care that will help them achieve their full potential.

Below are list of commonly treated disorders:

Congenital Disorders:

  • Clubfoot
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Spina Bifida

Developmental Disorders:

  • Spinal Deformities, such as Scoliosis
  • Tibia Vara (Blout’s Disease or Extreme Bow Legs)
  • Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis (SCFE)
  • Perthes (Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head)
  • Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH)
  • Leg Length Discrepancy Problems (Growth Problems)
  • Lower limb deformities
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Cerebral Palsy

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