Limping Pediatric Diagnosis
1. Counsel parents on developmental milestones to evaluate in their children.
2. Conduct a thorough musculoskeletal exam on pediatric patients using effective tools such as the “pGALS” test.
3. Compare the generation of a limp resulting from injuries, joint disease, genetic abnormalities, unusual growth, or overweight/obesity.
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Joseph P. Garry, MD, FAAFP, FACSM, Associate Professor, Sports Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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