Shriners Children's provides growing rods for children who have not reached skeletal maturity. They are placed along the spine to correct a spinal curve and allow continued growth of the spine.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/12/Allie
Allie's halo traction and growing rod surgery provides her the ability to grow while receiving care for her severe infantile scoliosis.
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Hawaii and beyond
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Texas and beyond
At Shriners Children's, our focus is on early detection and fusionless treatments for the growing spine. Our teams take an integrated approach to the treatment of spinal deformities like scoliosis, kyphosis, or lordosis.
Shriners Children’s provides the full spectrum of pediatric orthopedic care. It's everything from fracture care and casting for broken bones, to surgery and rehabilitation.
Shriners Children's uses neuromonitoring during spinal surgery. This lets our surgeons monitor the nerves and muscles in the lower part of your child’s body during surgery. This helps the spinal surgeons avoid the risk of damage to your child’s nerves.
At Shriners Children's, every family can expect our pediatric spine and spinal cord surgeons to provide compassion, respect and a treatment plan that utilizes the most current clinical and scientific research.
Outpatient Clinic https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/Locations/New-England
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Massachusetts and beyond
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Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Pennsylvania and beyond