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  • Treatment of Painful Pediatric Flatfoot With Maxwell

    By The purposes of this study were to evaluate the outcome of pediatric patients who have undergone Maxwell-Brancheau arthroereisis (MBA) subtalar implants for the treatment of painful pediatric flatfoot deformities. In a retrospective study, 39 patients (68 feet) were evaluated clinically and radiographically. The mean age of the patients was 12 years (range,6-16 years). The…

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  • The Adolescent Runner

    By In the past several years, running as a sport has become increasingly popular among children and adolescents of both sexes. Consequently, running injuries in children and adolescents have become more common. The majority of padiatric running injuries are due to overuse and involve the apophyses. The appphyses are growth plates under tension from a...

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  • Twisting of the Knees in Outdoor Recreation

    By Biographical Sketch Dr. Zoltan is an orthopedic surgeon, who enjoys golf, biking and watching his children’s baseball games. He is a graduate of Haverford College, the University of Ilinois Medical School, and completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Wisconsin. In addition, he attended the University of Florida for a Sports Medicine Fellowship...

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  • The Adolescent In Outdoor Recreation

    By Biographical Sketch Dr. Black is the Medical Director of the Children’s Orthopedic & Scoliosis Center and Spinal Performance Center. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine and completed his residency in Pediatric Orthopedics at John Hopkins Hospital. He is Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery...

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  • Recent Publications

    By Publications Section J 1. Black,B., Scharer,B., Sockrider,N. “Treatment of Painful Pediatric Flatfoot With Maxwell- Brancheau Subtalar Arthroereisis Implant”, Foot & Ankle Specialist, Published February 2010. 2. Black, B, Guten, G., Kohn, H., Zoltan, D., Coran, D., Schneider, J, Pauers, W.: “The role of the chief ethics officer in a physician’s office”, Clinics in Sports...

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  • Neck and Back Surgery For Injuries in Outdoor Recreation

    By Biographical Sketch Dr. Coran is an Orthopedic Spinal Surgeon. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Program. He has also had Fellowship training in the special fields of Pediatrics and Spinal Surgery. His practice is devoted to the care of patients of all ages with...

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  • Hand and Upper Extremity Injuries in Outdoor Activities

    By Biographical Sketch Dr. Schneider is an orthopedic surgeon that specializes in the treatment of hand and upper extremity injuries. He is a graduate of Marquette University and attended medical school at The Medical College of Wisconsin. He performed his orthopedic surgery residency at the Creighton University/University of Nebraska program in orthopedic surgery and rehabilitation…

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