Shriners Children's skilled physicians use halo traction as a first step in correcting severe scoliosis, kyphosis and other spine deformities. The treatment carefully pulls a child's head and spine upward, applying a slow stretch.
Podcast with Dr. Szczodry explains serial casting and halo traction for scoliosis and spinal deformities. suggest teaser image merlin 9248
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/05/Kennedy
Chicago girl seeks scoliosis and kyphosis care in St. Louis, undergoes halo traction and spine surgery.
Learn how our halo program delivers life-changing results and gives families everywhere hope.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2023/11/Michael-Breathes-Easier
Halo traction and spinal fusion surgery helped stabilize Michael's 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.
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.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/07/Patient-with-lifelong-scoliosis-flourishes-with-halo-program-treatment
With a love of unicorns and glitter, patient McKayla’s dynamic personality permeates the halls of Shriners Hospitals for Children — Greenville.
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.
Pediatric specialty care for children throughout Illinois and beyond