If the follow-up exam is positive--such as a positive Ortolani's or Barlow's sign--refer to an orthopedist
. If exam is negative at 2 weeks, reevaluate the hips at every well-baby visit.
If Ortolani and Barlow signs are still negative at 2 weeks of age, but physical findings are suspicious, refer the infant to an orthopedist
or for ultrasonography at age 3-4 weeks.
Chiropractors are treating medical back conditions, allowing their orthopedist
colleagues to focus on surgical problems.
"This takes a lot of discussion and sometimes a lot of time, but it's an essential step." Avoid treating the child to satisfy the parents, the orthopedist
commented at the meeting.
I am assuming this happened because I increased my training intensity with too much speed work My orthopedist
told me it would take six weeks to heal.
When no improvement occurred, an orthopedist
was consulted, and he ordered a bone scan and a splint.
Her philosophy has come to be: "Western medicine for addressing the problem and diagnosing it, Eastern or alternative for healing or long-term health." Not coincidentally, ODC's doctor, orthopedist
Richard Coughlin, who's worked with the Oakland A's and the Warriors, is starting an injury prevention clinic at ODC's new building (see "Dance Matters," October 2005), with free access for dancers.
See a sports-minded orthopedist
for guidance regarding appropriate exercise (which may not include running) and referral to a physical therapist.
For information, contact a dance medicine orthopedist
or physical therapist.
I developed hamstring and groin pain and saw an orthopedist
who thought I had a hamstring and/or adductor injury.
who has worked with the Kirov Ballet, this can happen when dancers are preparing for an audition or performance, or changing to a new school or program.
said the pain is from wear and tear.