Pediatric orthopaedics is a specialized field of medicine focused on young adults and children with injuries, conditions, and diseases that afflict the bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Physicians and surgeons in pediatric orthopaedics are specialists who offer nonsurgical treatment and corrective surgery to help pediatric patients heal from musculoskeletal problems, from broken bones to scoliosis.

At The Bone & Joint Center, our pediatric orthopaedic specialist, Dr. Abigail Mantica, is an expert in performing orthopaedic surgery and a wide range of the latest nonsurgical treatment options. Additionally, our highly skilled pediatric orthopaedic doctor also provides fracture and sports medicine care and is proficient in surgical repairs and corrections, including fracture fixation surgery and tendon transfers to repair tendon injuries.

Our pediatric orthopaedist's expertise includes the following conditions, injuries, treatments, and comprehensive care options:

  • Clubfoot
  • Deformity correction
  • Fracture fixation
  • Gait analysis
  • Ganz osteotomy (correction for hip dysplasia)
  • Hip dysplasia
  • Limb lengthening and reconstruction
  • Musculoskeletal tumors
  • Orthopaedic care for patients with cerebral palsy and neuromuscular conditions
  • Pediatric trauma (fractures, sprains, dislocations, etc.)
  • Scoliosis
  • Skeletal dysplasia
  • Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (slipped hip)
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendon transfers

Our pediatric orthopaedic specialist at The Bone & Joint Center understands that musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, whether acute or chronic, can be extremely painful, disrupt your child's daily activities, and significantly impacts their quality of life. This is why our provider is committed to thoroughly assessing, accurately diagnosing, and effectively treating your child's injury or condition, so they can enjoy an active lifestyle.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Doctor


Our expert pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at The Bone & Joint Center has completed rigorous training and specialized educational programs focused exclusively on pediatric orthopaedics. Having mastered highly advanced techniques and accumulated a wealth of experience, our doctor is compassionate, talented, and highly skilled in developing customized treatment plans to accommodate each patient’s individual needs.

Our well-rounded orthopaedist has the knowledge, proficiency, and skill to accurately diagnose and effectively treat your child’s musculoskeletal injury or condition so they can get back to doing what they love quickly and safely.

To consult with our pediatric orthopaedist at The Bone & Joint Center, please request an appointment online or call (518) 489-2666. Our office is conveniently located in Albany.

Orthopaedic Urgent Care


Injuries occur when you least expect them. That’s why our doctors are proud to offer same-day orthopaedic care and treatments at our Albany office for those who suffer from acute injuries and conditions. At our Orthopaedic Urgent Care, we have extended clinic hours staffed with highly skilled medical professionals who will put your needs first.