World Pediatric Bone And Joint Day
The World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day, on October 19th of each year, raises concerns about the effects of musculoskeletal disorders in children. This day also known as World PB&J Day, this day also educates health care professionals and the general population.
Musculoskeletal disorders are any of the conditions that affects the joints, ligaments, nerves, muscles, and bones. Children and teens with musculoskeletal disorders are getting more common. Here are some examples of this condition.
- is (RA): Rheumatoid arthritis (RA): Rheumatoid arthritis (RA):
- Bone fractures
- The hip joint dysplasia is a result of developmental dysplasia of the hips
- Muscular dystrophy
All of these disorders have an effect on mobility and mobility. Car accidents, playground injuries, and sports injuries are among the most common causes of musculoskeletal disorders in children. Obesity, poor posture, and Vitamin D deficiency are all contributing factors to musculoskeletal disorders.
Around 19 million children per year in the United States receive medical care for a musculoskeletal disorder. If a child has a musculoskeletal disorder, they may miss school due to joint or back pain. Children around the country in one year alone missed 149 million school days in one year. Musculoskeletal disorders are the second most common reason for missing school, according to this statistic. Respiratory infections are the first cause.
How to celebrate #worldpediatricboneandjointday
Educational seminars, conferences, and fundraising are among the activities planned for World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day. All of these activities are aimed at raising concerns about the effects of pediatric musculoskeletal disorders.
The observance is the perfect day to have your children tested for musculoskeletal disorders. Or DXA, or dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry. Bone density is determined by this test. Knowing this will help you determine if your child is at risk of bone fractures. Educate yourself on the various pediatric bone and joint disorders. When playing sports, make sure your child eats properly, gets enough calcium and vitamin D, and wears protective gear when playing sports. These activities will help avoid musculoskeletal disorders.
With #WorldPediatricBoneAndJointDay or #WorldPBJDay, you can raise money on social media. With #WorldPediatricBoneAndJointDay or #WorldPBJDay, you can spread the word on social media.
World pediatric bone and joint day history is the longest in the world
On October 19th, 2012, the Pediatric Specialty Group established the first World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day. The day is being held in conjunction with Bone and Joint Action Week. The Pediatric Specialty Group is a component of the United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI). The USBJI is working to reduce bone and joint pain prevention. Their aim is to improve the quality of life for those affected by bone and joint disorders. They do this by finding reliable information, conducting analysis, and spreading word.
Past World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day's themes for World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day have included:: Past themes for World Pediatric Bone and Joint Day have included::
2019 – Children get arthritis as well.
Kids, Bones, Joints, Obesity, & Obesity – Tips for Parents and Patients, and Primary Care Providers – 2017 – Kids, Bones, Joints, Obesity – Tips for Parents and Patients, and Primary Care Providers.
ACL Injuries 2015 – Childhood and Adolescent ACL Injuries
Kids and Vitamin D deficiency in 2012 – Kids and Vitamin D Deficiency.