PediOrtoS

PediOrtoS (Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery) – a website intended for everyone in need of a pediatric orthopedic surgeon.

Josip Vlaic, MD., Ph.D., specialist, PediOrtos, home
Josip Vlaic, orthopedic pediatrician examines an X-ray, PediOrtos

Why PediOrtoS

PediOrtoS provides expert opinion, authentic and verified informations. The content is intended as a supplement to a doctor’s visit, not a replacement for it.

What do pediatric orthopedic surgeons do? PediOrtos

What do pediatric orthopedic surgeons do?

Pediatric orthopedic surgeons prevent, identify, and treat a variety of musculoskeletal system issues (bones, joints, and muscles) in children. Since children are growing, their musculoskeletal problems differ from those of adults and require a special approach.

 

 

 

What does a pediatric orthopedic examination look like? PediOrtos

What does a pediatric orthopedic examination look like?

A pediatric orthopedic examination is tailored to the child's age and specific concerns. It includes a conversation, a relaxed clinical examination designed to resemble play, and, if necessary, additional imaging methods (ultrasound, X-rays, CT scans, or MRI).

 

 

What happens after a pediatric orthopedic examination? PediOrtos

What happens after a pediatric orthopedic examination?

After a pediatric orthopedic examination, approximately 10% of children may require surgical treatment, while 20% may be involved in conservative treatment (physical therapy, casting, or wearing orthoses). Fortunately, for more than two-thirds of children, the issues are related to growth and are harmless, having no long-term impact on their lives.

Scroll to Top