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Teaching lawn mower safety tips can help your child avoid serious injuries

Practicing lawn mower safety Injuries involving lawn care equipment can have devastating consequences, and families should teach lawn mower safety tips to their children. Children can be injured or killed during lawn mower accidents, and […]

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A minor cut or scrape can lead to septic arthritis in children

What is septic arthritis in children? Septic arthritis is a painful infection that occurs inside of a joint, including the joint fluid (synovial fluid) or surrounding joint tissues. “Septic arthritis in children is caused by […]

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Are skateboards and hoverboards safe? Injuries from these toys are on the rise

Hoverboards and skateboards are popular toys for kids, but orthopedic surgeons in Louisville are seeing more children who are injured from falls on these types of ride-on toys. “Some parents may wonder if skateboards or […]

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Low-radiation imaging for pediatric orthopedics patients

The pediatric orthopedic specialists at Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, have started using an extremely low-radiation system for collecting high-quality 2D and 3D images. The low-radiation feature of […]

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Child with brain injury achieving better movement with spasticity care

In October 2009, Clayton Fackler was “a pretty typical 3-year-old,” according to his mother, Susan Fackler. The family was outside playing when Clayton suddenly collapsed, going into cardiac arrest. From there, Clayton would begin a […]

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Teaching lawn mower safety tips can help your child avoid serious injuries

Practicing lawn mower safety Injuries involving lawn care equipment can have devastating consequences, and families should teach lawn mower safety tips to their children. Children can be injured or killed during lawn mower accidents, and […]

Read Full Story

A minor cut or scrape can lead to septic arthritis in children

What is septic arthritis in children? Septic arthritis is a painful infection that occurs inside of a joint, including the joint fluid (synovial fluid) or surrounding joint tissues. “Septic arthritis in children is caused by […]

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Are skateboards and hoverboards safe? Injuries from these toys are on the rise

Hoverboards and skateboards are popular toys for kids, but orthopedic surgeons in Louisville are seeing more children who are injured from falls on these types of ride-on toys. “Some parents may wonder if skateboards or […]

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Low-radiation imaging for pediatric orthopedics patients

The pediatric orthopedic specialists at Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, have started using an extremely low-radiation system for collecting high-quality 2D and 3D images. The low-radiation feature of […]

Read Full Story

Child with brain injury achieving better movement with spasticity care

In October 2009, Clayton Fackler was “a pretty typical 3-year-old,” according to his mother, Susan Fackler. The family was outside playing when Clayton suddenly collapsed, going into cardiac arrest. From there, Clayton would begin a […]

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