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When you come to the Orthopedics Institute, you know your child is receiving the most advanced care possible. It’s also important to know that in addition to offering state-of-the-art treatments today, every member of our team is focused on improving the treatments and therapies we’ll use in the future.
Our team uses several types of research, including basic, translational and clinical research:
We focus on several research areas within the Orthopedics Institute, including:
Many of our clinical research studies have already led to changes and improvements in treatment.
Biometrics of Sports Performance and Training: The BRICK Program
The Center for Gait and Movement Analysis (CGMA) is using 3-D motion capture in a new way through the BRICK Program. Working with our sports medicine team, the CGMA staff can analyze an athlete’s movements to suggest injury prevention and performance-enhancement tips.
Hunter's congenital scoliosis had compressed his spinal cord, which would have eventually led to paralysis. Spinal fusion was his best option, but the risks were high.