Common Disease Among Children

Posted by Manipal Hospital
April 13, 2018

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Paediatric Pulmonology:

The best way to find a good Paediatric Pulmonologists is to visit children hospital. You can also find them in university medical centers, and community hospitals. Children and teenagers are not adults. They have complications when they grow and few of them can’t specify what exactly wrong with their health. A paediatric Pulmonologists know what is the best way to examine the children. They know how to examine them and how to create an environment which could be ideal for your child’s treatment. Teenagers are not usually shy but they get offended. The specialist knows what are the medical questions that have to be asked to them without hurting their feelings. They create a perfect environment for teenagers to settle and describe their respiratory problem. Paediatric Pulmonologists are a rare group of professionals to find in the medical science.

Paediatric Orthopaedics:

A Paediatric Orthopaedics is a highly trained and experienced doctor who has an expertise to properly evaluate and treat musculoskeletal like bone, joint, or muscle problems in children who are growing.  The range includes newborn babies to teenagers. They focus on medical practices to take care of children. They become capable of doing such complex surgery by advanced training and experience in practice. These doctors have approval from medical school, orthopaedic surgery residency program, and subspecialty training in pediatric orthopaedics and pediatric spinal deformity. They are one of the highest paid medical specialists in the field of medical science.

What kind of problems do they treat?

A child’s musculoskeletal problems are far more sophisticated to understand and different from adults. Children are in there growing phase and few of the muscles and bones take years to achieve their complete structure. Their body response towards injuries, infections, and deformities are quite different from what we see in a fully grown adult.

The toughest of all problems is the thought that child could be suffering from a disorder but it could be part of the growth. One of the best examples is in a toddler. Some of the musculoskeletal problems children have are due to their growth and these problems are hardly seen in the adults. The evaluation and treatment of such musculoskeletal problems are different from adults. A child having a complex musculoskeletal problem can be best solved by an approach made by a medical-surgical team. A Pediatric orthopaedic specialist diagnose, treat musculoskeletal problem of children such as

  1. a) Limb and spine deformities noted at birth or later in life such as clubfoot, scoliosis, limb length differences
  2. b) Gait abnormalities like limping
  3. c) Broken bones
  4. d) Bone or joint infections and tumors

All such problems can only be treated by a Paediatric Orthopaedics specialist.

Specialty care for children

Children are not adults to say out their problems, most of them cannot even understand what exactly happens to them. We can hardly expect them to answer a medical question, unlike other adult patients. A Paediatric Orthopaedics specialist knows how to treat, diagnose, and examine children in a way that let them feel relaxed and cooperative.

They understand the anxious feeling of a child’s family suffering from a musculoskeletal problem and it is obvious.

Most of the pediatric orthopaedic specialist offices are decorated with attractive and creative drawings which make children relaxed and comfortable. Specially designed equipment, toys, comic books, and funny cartoon videos help to create a comfortable and non-threatening environment for the child.

Where can you find a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon?

A pediatric orthopaedic specialist has a wide range of treatment options which are expensive. They undergo extensive training and their greatest expertise is how to handle a child in worse of the conditions. A primary level doctor knows all the best doctors who possess such expertise. It is always better to start with a primary level doctor if you think your child may have such problems during the growth. Primary level doctors are good at identifying the problem and suggesting a specialist.

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