Orthopedic Conditions Treated by Norton Orthopedics of Louisville

Our staff is highly skilled in providing care of orthopedic conditions for young people whose musculoskeletal systems are still developing. We treat a wide variety of children’s orthopedic conditions that affect the growing bones and muscles of infants, children and teenagers, including:

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Muscular dystrophy tests include genetic, muscle and nerve examinations

Tests for muscular dystrophy generally look for genes associated with inherited muscle diseases and include measures of muscle strength and neurological tests along with other examinations to rule out other causes of symptoms. Before any […]

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Growing rods and magnetic rods for early onset scoliosis

Growing rods and a new, less invasive technique — magnetic rods — offer surgical alternatives for children with early onset scoliosis who don’t respond well to casting and whose curve is likely to get worse […]

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Three basic ways to treat scoliosis: Observation, bracing or surgery

There are three basic ways to treat scoliosis in kids, depending on whether they are still growing and the severity of the curve. When viewed from the side, the spine needs to have some curve […]

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Spina bifida challenges suit spine surgeon with engineering background

Rolando M. Puno, M.D., spine specialist with the Norton Children’s Spina Bifida Clinic and Norton Leatherman Spine, likes solving difficult challenges. Patients from around the world have come to Dr. Puno for surgery and treatment […]

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Learning from the ‘heart’ kids bring to spina bifida treatment

Like a lot of future orthopedic surgeons, Joshua W. Meier, M.D., liked to build things growing up. What got him interested in becoming a surgeon wasn’t making model planes out of balsa wood or helping […]

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Muscular dystrophy tests include genetic, muscle and nerve examinations

Tests for muscular dystrophy generally look for genes associated with inherited muscle diseases and include measures of muscle strength and neurological tests along with other examinations to rule out other causes of symptoms. Before any […]

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Growing rods and magnetic rods for early onset scoliosis

Growing rods and a new, less invasive technique — magnetic rods — offer surgical alternatives for children with early onset scoliosis who don’t respond well to casting and whose curve is likely to get worse […]

Read Full Story

Three basic ways to treat scoliosis: Observation, bracing or surgery

There are three basic ways to treat scoliosis in kids, depending on whether they are still growing and the severity of the curve. When viewed from the side, the spine needs to have some curve […]

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Spina bifida challenges suit spine surgeon with engineering background

Rolando M. Puno, M.D., spine specialist with the Norton Children’s Spina Bifida Clinic and Norton Leatherman Spine, likes solving difficult challenges. Patients from around the world have come to Dr. Puno for surgery and treatment […]

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Learning from the ‘heart’ kids bring to spina bifida treatment

Like a lot of future orthopedic surgeons, Joshua W. Meier, M.D., liked to build things growing up. What got him interested in becoming a surgeon wasn’t making model planes out of balsa wood or helping […]

Read Full Story

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