UT Southwestern Medical Center is a leader in the research and treatment of genetic disorders. We use a multidisciplinary approach to treat the individual conditions caused by the disorders. Our adult and pediatric programs offer consultation, evaluation, counseling, and treatment for inherited diseases and known or suspected genetic conditions.
While there’s no cure for Osteogenesis imperfecta, our physicians work with our patients to prevent deformities and fractures and to help them function as independently as possible.
Treatments for preventing or correcting symptoms may include:
Management includes focusing on preventing or minimizing deformities and maximizing your functional ability at home and in the community. Both nonsurgical or surgical management options are available.
Nonsurgical interventions may include one or more of the following:
Surgical interventions may help manage these conditions:
Surgery may also be considered to maintain the ability to sit or stand.