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Legg-Perthes

"As someone I love has learned...there are many opinions out there as to how to treat Perthes. Remember, it's your right to a second opinion".

Rosemont treatment center info http://www.aaos.org/wordhtml/acadinfo.htm

http://www.surgical-tutor.org.uk/default-home.htm?system/locomotor/childhood_hip.htm~right this site has a sample x-ray, plus suggests reduced weight bearing

This site suggests CALCIUM- (Ca) prevents no less than 147 deficiency diseases…Legg-Perthe's…High protein diet increases demands for calcium. Source: http://www.mikeschoice.com/elements/elements.htm

This site implies smoking in the home increases the risk….in a survey of 172 children with Legg-Perthes disease, 86 percent live with parents who smoke…"For those children who already have Legg-Perthes disease, it is very important to eliminate all further exposure to smoke-before the other hip is affected," he said. Source: http://www.aaos.org/wordhtml/aaosnews/legg.htm

 

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