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Understanding your child's condition is an important step on your treatment journey. Learn more about causes, symptoms and diagnosis for a variety of conditions, as well as unique treatments and research being performed at Children's National.


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

Bone and Joint Infections

Bone infections, or osteomyelitis, involve inflammation of the bone, usually caused by a bacterial infection. Learn more about this condition.

Bone Tumors

Children’s National Hospital has a team of individuals who are highly skilled and experienced in the treatment of bone tumors, including osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma. Learn more about these conditions.

Broken Bones

A fracture is a partial or complete break in the bone. Learn more about this condition.


Bowlegs are a condition in which the legs curve outward at an extreme angle at the knees while the child’s feet are together. Learn more about this condition.

Calcium and Bone Problems

Calcium plays an important role in several body functions, including muscle contractions, enzyme function, and nerve conduction. Learn more about calcium and bone problems in children.

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy (CP) is a group of lifelong disorders related to the development of movement and posture. Learn about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of this condition.


A mild traumatic brain injury or concussion is a disruption in the function of the brain as a result of a forceful blow to the head, either direct or indirect. Learn more about this condition.

Hip Preservation

Learn more about how the field of hip preservation is dedicated to diagnosing and treating hip conditions that lead to hip pain and degeneration.