Pediatric Orthopaedics

Our orthopaedic specialists, including our sports medicine and pediatric orthopaedic providers, are experienced professionals who are fellowship-trained or board-certified in orthopaedic surgery to offer the highest level of personalized treatment. Our pediatric orthopaedic experts, Dr. Paul Matson, Dr. John Springer, Dr. Scott Stevens, Dr. Gordon Walker, Dr. Jesse Botker, Dr. Thomas Jones, and Dr. Andrew McNamara, are surgeons who have obtained years of specialized medical training, followed by decades of combined clinical experience, to deliver the advanced, expert care you can rely on. Together, our providers believe in going above and beyond and staying at the forefront of the latest advances in orthopaedic treatments, surgical care, and techniques. 

Pediatric Orthopaedic Care at The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic

Signs of Pediatric Bone, Joint & Muscle Disorders & Injuries

If your child is experiencing joint pain or any of the symptoms listed below, we advise you to make an appointment with a specialty-trained pediatric orthopaedic surgeon as soon as possible:

  • Arm pain when lifting an item or throwing
  • Difficulty bending knees
  • Inability to put weight on the leg, knee, or foot
  • Limping
  • Pain in the hip, knee, ankle, heel, or foot when walking or running
  • Shoulders look uneven
  • Swelling around the knee or other joints
  • Tingling in the forearm, fingers, feet, legs, or toes

Your Child May Have One of These Common Orthopaedic Conditions

Our pediatric musculoskeletal specialists can diagnose your child’s pain, and they have extensive experience treating children and young patients quickly, safely, and compassionately. Common pediatric conditions and injuries your child may have that you will want to discuss with a specialist working within pediatrics include:

  • Clubfoot
  • Dislocation
  • Flatfoot
  • Fracture
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Joint dislocation
  • Legg-Calve-Perthes disease
  • Limb deformity
  • Limb-length discrepancies
  • Lisfranc injury of the midfoot
  • Spine-related disorders, such as scoliosis and spondylolysis
  • Sprain or strain
  • Tendonitis

Trusted Expertise in Compassionate Pediatric Orthopaedic Care

Our pediatric experts at The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic have obtained years of specialized medical training, followed by decades of combined clinical experience. This team of highly skilled surgeons offers nonsurgical care and a full range of orthopaedic surgeries using state-of-the-art techniques and technology, such as:

  • Bracing and splinting
  • Complex deformity correction
  • Femoroacetabular impingement surgery for the hip
  • Fracture repair and fixation
  • Knee instability repair
  • Lisfranc repair
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Return-to-play rehabilitation plans

Our experts also believe in family-centered care and understand that educating family members and caring for the whole child is important. That is why we don’t just offer treatments but sound medical advice, support, and care instructions that patients and families can follow at home.

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At The Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic, your child will receive an extraordinary level of care and attention from the initial visit and diagnosis through recovery and rehabilitation. Our team will begin your child's care by listening to you to understand your concerns and answer your questions, taking the time to help you understand the options available to get your child better. Throughout your journey with us, our doctors will put your child first, tailoring your child’s care to their needs to resolve their pain or limitation so they can move forward and live life to the fullest. 

For a one-on-one consultation with a pediatric specialist, call 507-386-6600 today or request an appointment online.