Stanley Magielski, age 15, understands where the term growing pains comes from. After growing 7” when he was 13 years old, it became apparent that his knees were bowing inwards causing him to become severely knock kneed. No stranger to doctors (Stanley has broken his foot 4 times!), Stanley’s mom, Melissa, asked his podiatrist about […]
Why are growth plates such a big deal?
If you’re familiar with the lyrics to the children’s song, Dem Bones, then you probably already know the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone. But did you know the thigh bone is one of the 4 long bones in the body (along with the bones in the lower leg/shin and upper arm and […]