Pediatric Orthopedic Care

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Pediatric Orthopedic Care that Changes Lives

Kids keep us on our toes – always in motion and growing in ways that surprise us every day. At Rochester Regional Health, our Pediatric Orthopedic team is focused on helping your child do just that – move and grow as they should, by providing expert evaluations and targeted treatments for the full range of bone, joint and tendon issues that affect kids.
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Our Services

  • Alignment Correction

    As they grow in the womb or afterwards, some children may experience alignment issues where their bones or joints don’t function or develop as expected. Our experts provide evaluation and care for this range of issues in kids, including hip dysplasia, in-toe/out-toe, bow leg, knock knee and more.

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  • Pediatric Injuries, Fractures and Trauma

    Our pediatric orthopedic team coordinates with Rochester Regional Health’s Sports Medicine experts to treating pediatric injuries, including fractures, sprains, muscle strains and trauma.

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  • Spinal Deformity

    In many cases, children are born with or develop a deformity that changes the natural curve of their spine. Working closely with our expert Orthopedic Spine Care colleagues, we diagnose, evaluate, and treat the full range of spinal deformities, like scoliosis, kyphosis, and lordosis.

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  • Upper Extremity

    Injuries to the bones, nerves, joints and tendons of the shoulders, arms, elbows, wrists and hands can impact how your child grows and completes everyday tasks. Our team provides the full range of treatment options.

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  • Lower Extremity

    Our experts offer focused assessments and treatments for the range of leg, knee, foot and ankle issues, including injuries and deformities in children. We focus on restoring function while keeping future growth in mind.

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Non-Surgical Treatment

Our program takes a conservative approach whenever possible – providing non-surgical pediatric care like non-narcotic medication for pain control, cortisone shots, physical therapy planning and referrals and activity modification planning. 

Meet Our Team
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Family-Focused Care

Our pediatric orthopedic program doesn’t look at your child like a number or a chart – we look at them as a unique person and truly focus on helping your family navigate any challenges that have come your way. Our goal is to make a true impact on your family’s life, by providing care that not only addresses the child’s orthopedic issues but also takes into account your goals and circumstances.

Meet Dr. Engels
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Get Back in Action

Our board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeon and skilled professionals will work with you to assess your child’s injury or condition, develop the right treatment plan that fits your lifestyle and guide you every step of the way.
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