Legg-calve-perthes' Disease Treatment
Treatment for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease depends on the extent of the bone damage. Physical therapy is the preferred course of treatment. Therapy exercises help relieve pain and decrease the chances of further damage within the bone. According to the...
The goals of treatment are to decrease pain, reduce the loss of hip ... are not
recommended during treatment for Perthes disease, ...
Treatment for Perthes focuses on helping the bone grow back into a more
rounded shape that still fits into the socket of the hip joint. This will help the hip
As Legg-Calve-Perthes disease progresses, the ball part of the joint (femoral
head) weakens and fractures — losing its nice round shape. The goal of
In Perthes disease the blood supply to the growth plate of the bone at the end of
... Until recently most children with Perthes' disease were treated with a plaster ...
Mar 4, 2015 ... Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease (LCPD) is avascular necrosis of the proximal
femoral head resulting from compromise of the tenuous blood supply ...
Perthes Disease only occurs in children, although adults can have residual
issues. There are a variety of treatment options available.
TSRHC's staff is researching to find out more about the Legg-Perthes disease
condition, its cause and the best treatments for this childhood hip condition.
The aim of treatment is to: ... and those with mild disease, Perthes' disease will ...
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease is a rare disease of the hip that afflicts ... with more
information to help you understand this condition and some of the treatments.