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Pediatric Specialty Care Spotlight. Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago

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The Latest Treatments for Scoliosis

12/18/2017
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Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago offers an extensive spinal deformity program. Treatment for a spinal condition, including scoliosis, varies depending on the cause of the disorder and progression of the spinal curve. The medical staff includes board-certified pediatric orthopaedic surgeons from the faculty of first-class teaching institutions in the Chicagoland area. Joining the show to discuss the exciting new advances in treatments for scoliosis and spinal deformities is...

Duration: 00:15:46


Limb Differences in Children | Pediatric Orthopaedics

11/10/2017
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If your child was born with a limb difference or has undergone an amputation due to a disease or an accident, it can be difficult to know where to turn for support. Since Shriners Hospitals for Children — Chicago was founded in 1926; braces, orthotics and prosthetics have been an important part of the services offered to our patients. With the completion of the new Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) on-site laboratory, patients now have the option to be measured and fitted...

Duration: 00:11:10


Pediatric Orthopaedics: Using Gait Analysis in Children-Our Specialized Care in Osteogenesis ...

11/7/2017
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Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a rare disorder that causes bones to break easily. Children with OI may sustain broken bones from seemingly minor injuries where children without the disorder may not have a fracture. The motion analysis center located inside Shriners Hospitals for Children, provides motion analysis to children and uses the data collected to help doctors provide the most effective care for each patient, including those with osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). In this inspiring...

Duration: 00:12:05


Plastic Surgery in Children: Cleft Lip & Palate

10/15/2017
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Facial clefts occur in nearly one out of 600 births in the United States and are the most common birth defects treated by pediatric plastic surgeons. Clefts of the lip and palate are complex conditions, which affect not only the child’s appearance and self-esteem, but also a child’s ability to breathe, speak, hear and eat properly. Because of this, treatment involves the close cooperation of a number of medical and dental specialists, and represent a special challenge to the medical...

Duration: 00:11:52


Spinal Cord Injury Rehab at Shriners Hospital for Children-Chicago

9/28/2017
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Each year 12,000 new cases of spinal cord injury (SCI) are reported throughout the U.S. Approximately 10 percent affect children under age 16. In the mid-1980s, Shriners Hospitals for Children established the nation’s first SCI rehabilitation programs specifically designed for children and teenagers. The groundbreaking research at Shriners Hospitals for children has led to innovative treatment techniques, providing care that helps children lead a full, active and healthy life. Here to speak...

Duration: 00:12:17