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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, dietitians, occupational therapists, physical therapists and therapeutic recreation consultants. Procedures or follow-up appointments will be booked with members from your child’s team of specialists 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 Children's Hawaii

Shriners Children’s Hawai’i offers specialized care for a wide range of pediatric orthopedic conditions. Our hospital, which serves families and children throughout the state of Hawai’i and the Pacific Basin, also offers orthotic and prosthetic services, scoliosis and spine care, injury treatment and rehabilitation. You can read more about our pediatric specialty care programs below.

Injury Care Clinic

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If your child has had an injury or fracture, our experienced team of specialists is available to help. Shriners Childrenʻs Hawaiʻi provides injury care from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., seven days a week (call for an appointment first). We are equipped to provide casting, surgery, follow-up assessments and rehabilitation.

Families can come to our injury clinic through a referring physician or by direct appointment. Call ahead to let us know you're coming, or connect with one of our pediatric specialists in the comfort of your own home via a virtual video visit.

Scoliosis and Spine Care

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Our team of pediatric orthopedic specialists provides treatment for a variety of spine and spinal cord conditions including scoliosis. Our treatment approach for these conditions will vary depending on the cause of the disorder and the progression of your child's condition.

If your child has scoliosis or a spine condition, our team of specialists will work with you to develop a plan that covers all aspects of their care, including bracing, surgery, rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support.

Orthopedic Care

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Shriners Children's Hawai’i is equipped to provide care for children with a wide range of orthopedic conditions. Our surgeons and specialists are regional leaders in pediatric orthopedic care.

If your child has an orthopedic condition that requires specialized care, Shriners Children's Hawai’i is an exceptional facility to consider for their treatment. We provide comprehensive care including surgery, rehabilitation, treatment and psychological support.

Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services

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The Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) team is devoted to designing braces, prosthetic arms and legs, and adaptive devices that give children the ability to pursue their dreams.

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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Comprehensive Rehabilitation Services

Our comprehensive rehabilitation program includes specialists who work with your child to optimize their independence and improve their function following an injury or surgical procedure.
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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.