Conditions

From the beginning of care, through treatment, and into recovery, we provide an experience that’s right for children and families. Children’s National Health System provides a wide range of clinical services and specialties dedicated to improving children’s health.

Achondroplasia

Achondroplasia is the most common type of dwarfism, in which the child's arms and legs are short in proportion to body length.

Arthrogyposis

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for arthrogryposis, a disorder causing joint and muscle deformities.

Bowlegs

Learn more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for bowlegs, an outward curvature of the legs.

Broken Bones

A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone. When a fracture occurs, it is classified as either open or closed.

Calcium and Bone Problems

Calcium levels in the blood are regulated by two hormones produced by the four parathyroid glands, glands located adjacent to the thyroid gland in the neck.

Concussion

The term mild traumatic brain injury (TBI) is used interchangeably with the term concussion.

Dermatomyositis (juvenile)

Juvenile dermatomyositis is one of the conditions in a group of conditions called the dermatomyositis/polymyositis complex and is the condition most often seen in children.

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia, also called fibrositis, is a chronic, widespread pain in muscles and soft tissues surrounding the joints throughout the body, accompanied by fatigue.