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Our Treatment Approach

A Treatment Approach Unique to Your Child

Your child’s team of physicians and specialists will be created to suit their individualized care needs. Designing this personalized plan is important to us because we believe that your child deserves a care plan as unique and special as they are.

What You Can Expect

Before Your Visit

Prior to your initial visit, you will be asked to provide us with your child’s medical records and any insurance information. For details on what is required, please visit our Patient Information page.

During Your Visit

You’ll typically begin with a visit to our clinic. Here, we will evaluate your child and work with you to design a customized treatment plan.

After Your Visit

Following the clinical evaluation and care plan development, you and your child will be introduced to their individualized team of specialists. Depending on the plan your team may include social workers, registered nurses, child life specialists, dieticians, occupational therapists, physical therapists and therapeutic recreation consultants. Procedures or follow-up appointments will be booked with your child's care manager according to their care plan.

Our Commitment to You

We are committed to ensuring your child thrives at home, school and in their community. This includes providing your family with the highest quality of care, access to our in-house clinical services, traditional inpatient services and any other professional support services related to your child’s treatment plan.

Pediatric Specialty Care at Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada

Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada is home to a highly-skilled team of orthopedic physicians, surgeons and specialists. We provide comprehensive care related to a number of different pediatric orthopedic conditions including muscular and neuromuscular conditions. Our individualized care plans can include physical therapy, occupational therapy, orthotics and prosthetics, care management and rehabilitation.

Orthopedic Care

Our orthopedic department includes board-certified pediatric orthopedic surgeons and other specialists, many of whom hold teaching positions at top medical education institutions in the Montreal area. Our team is highly specialized in treating children with scoliosis and spine conditions, clubfoot, limb lengthening and a variety of other orthopedic conditions.

If your child requires treatment for an orthopedic condition, Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada is an exceptional facility to consider for their treatment. We provide your child with all aspects of inpatient and outpatient care which can include surgery, rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support.

Muscular and Neuromuscular Conditions

Muscular and neuromuscular conditions are an extension of orthopedic care that often require more complex treatment approaches. Conditions like cerebral palsy and spina bifida are some examples of complex neuromuscular conditions that require a high level of both physical and neurological care.

If your child has a muscular or neuromuscular condition, developing a care plan will involve a multidisciplinary team of specialists. Your child's team may include neurosurgeons, urologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other health care professionals. Following a comprehensive assessment, we will develop a customized care plan for your child which addresses their specific needs.

Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services

At Shriners Hospitals for Children Canada our Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) team is made up of skilled orthotists and prosthetists from a number of our partner companies. This team works with our hospital to provide high-quality service and devices for all of your child's prosthetic needs.

When you and your child visit our POPS team, it is more than measurements and mechanics. It is about your child sharing their hopes and dreams and providing our team with information specific to them. These personalized details about your child's activities and lifestyle allow our technicians to return to the lab and design a perfect fit just for them.

A Leader in Pediatric Specialty Care

Our team of specialists works with you to design a treatment program that focuses on the overall health and well-being of your child.
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Motion Analysis Center for Advanced Care

Our facility is equipped with a motion analysis center which allows us to use advanced technology and data to assess your child's condition and provide a customized care plan specific to them.
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We Understand the Unique Medical Needs of Children

We provide vital, pioneering treatment from birth to age 18. Here, children have the opportunity to be evaluated and treated by doctors recognized as the best by their peers.