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A 25-year-old female asked:

Can a child with lcpd continue in tumbling and gymnastics as tolerated?

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Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Legg Calve Perthes: This question is best answered by the child's orthopedic specialist, however, it depends on the age of the child and severity of disease. Generally, limited running and jumping is recommended in order to help the femoral head stay as round as possible. If this is not done, the treatment progress to more limiting things like PT, crutches, casts, or even surgery.

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