Pediatric Orthopedic Care That Counts
Bruises, bumps, and even sprained ankles are normal parts of being a kid. But when a few bandages and ice can't make it all better, our pediatric orthopedic specialists are here with knowledge, compassion, and a whole-person approach to your child's treatment.
Whether they're mending a fractured arm or treating scoliosis, our experts understand that caring for younger patients requires its own specialized approach. That's why your child's comfort always comes first and why we'll always work to explain everything with clarity. At AdventHealth, you'll have access to leading-edge orthopedic treatments for children. And to make the whole family feel more at ease, our dedicated pediatric care centers are designed with your child’s health and happiness in mind.
Putting Your Child First
- Advanced Imaging and Diagnostics
For a parent, nothing feels heavier than worry. When your child is in pain, you want information, guidance, and one of the nation’s leading pediatric orthopedic care programs nearby. It’s the reason we’ve invested in making sure our full-service labs and physician offices are equipped with the latest in imaging technology to quickly diagnose orthopedic problems in kids. Throughout each visit, X-ray, and test, your child’s comfort and well-being is our number-one concern. Depending on his or her symptoms, your specialist may recommend one or some of the following tests:
- Blood Test
- Bone Scan
- CT Scan
- Genetic Testing for Scoliosis
- Hip Exam and Ultrasound
- Muscle Test
- Physical Exams
From the moment you and your child arrive for diagnostic testing, we’ll be there to greet you and guide you, keeping you both informed, comfortable, and in good spirits throughout your visit.
- Pediatric Orthopedic Conditions We Treat
Within the AdventHealth network of care, our orthopedic physicians, surgeons, nurses, and other experts have helped children successfully manage and recover from a wide range of orthopedic conditions. From diagnosing orthopedic problems in kids to leading-edge orthopedic treatments to rehabilitation, we’re ready and able to guide you and your family through the following conditions:
- Bone Tumors
- Cerebral Palsy
- Hip Conditions Like Hip Dysplasia
- Leg Length Discrepancies
- Pediatric Fractures and Sprains
- Spina Bifida
- Sports Injuries/Sports Medicine
No matter your diagnosis or what kind of care your dedicated team prescribes, you'll always receive our most-advanced pediatric orthopedic treatments options combined with spirit-lifting care.
- Advanced Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Within AdventHealth, we’ve partnered with some of the brightest minds in the world to create pediatric treatment environments that help kids feel comforted and whole. Our occupational and physical therapy programs are tailored to your child's individual needs, and they're always part of a whole-person treatment plan that includes fitness, nutritional, and emotional support.
We're also proud to be on the leading edge of pediatric orthopedic surgery — the AdventHealth network of care is home to the only children's hospital in Florida performing robot-assisted pediatric scoliosis surgery using Mazor Robotics' Renaissance System technology. If your team determines that surgery is the best and fastest path to recovery, we always opt for a minimally invasive option whenever possible to reduce pain and scarring and decrease your child's recovery time. From day one, our compassionate and dedicated team will surround you, your child, and your family with child-centered care, personalized patient navigation, and access to the latest orthopedic treatments for children available.
- Proactive Orthopedic Care Throughout Your Child's Active Life
From little league and youth volleyball all the way up to the varsity football game, you're cheering for every goal and celebrating every trophy. Behind the scenes, AdventHealth is there too, working to keep your child strong and caring for any sports-related injuries. Our pediatric orthopedic specialists can help guide your child in preventative strategies, like encouraging the use of protective equipment and educating children on the signs of injuries.
Should an orthopedic issue arise, trust that we'll be there to care for your child with the specialized attention they need. We'll take the time to assess your child's sports injury, considering the full medical background and trauma that led to the pain, and then use leading technology to make a diagnosis. We will then develop a personalized treatment plan, working closely with our Rehabilitation experts, to help your child get back to the active life they love. And as a part of our commitment to better care for the entire community, within our network, our facilities are partnered with teams like the Orlando Magic and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. That means you and your child can feel confident knowing you're cared for by orthopedic and rehabilitative teams trusted by the best athletes.