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.
Parents may wonder if a child’s leg or foot is “normal." Dr. Terri Cappello offers answers in a podcast.
With their expertise in treating children from toddlers to teens, the pediatric orthopedic surgeons at Shriners Children’s understand the challenges of planning ahead for growing bones and bodies.
Shriners Children's is a leader in this alternative, less invasive treatment to spinal fusion. It provides another option for patients with scoliosis who are still growing and need surgery.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/09/The-Fulkerson-method-Procedure-addresses-teens-chronic-knee-pain
Shortly after her first visit to the Greenville Shriners Hospital, a diagnosis was clear – patellofemoral instability. Alexis’ inner growth plate in her knee was outgrowing her outer knee growth plate...
Your child may have hair loss with a scalp burn. It can harm follicles, which may keep hair from growing back. Shriners Children’s offers reconstructive treatments to help generate hair growth.
Growing bones require more than just a glass of milk to remain up to the task of supporting kids as they run, jump and play. While childhood is the ideal time to build up that bone bank, adults also c...
Shriners Children's offers a comprehensive hip program that ensures your child receives wrap-around specialty care for their growing bones and joints.
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, ky...