Musculoskeletal problems of children

Trista Kleppin, Teresa Cvengros, George G A Pujalte

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Most family physicians see many musculoskeletal complaints in their office, but they should be aware that children have some conditions that are unique and may not be encountered in adults. This chapter will discuss generalized and regional musculoskeletal conditions, including fracture patterns, gait concerns, and overuse issues encountered among children and adolescents.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine: Principles and Practice
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783319044149
ISBN (Print)9783319044132
StatePublished - Jan 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Kleppin, T., Cvengros, T., & Pujalte, G. G. A. (2016). Musculoskeletal problems of children. In Family Medicine: Principles and Practice (pp. 271-286). Springer International Publishing.