Shriners Children's provides pro-level care for injured young athletes in our sports medicine clinics. Seeing a doctor right away can stop an injury from getting worse and help avoid long-lasting damage.
Shriners Children's patients with a limb difference spend time together at camp forging friendships, learning new skills and gaining confidence.
Shriners Children's patients ages 5 and up with limb differences can hit the slopes and learn the basics of downhill skiing at Winter Camp Achieve.
The climbing wall helps Hadley build muscle and bone strength while removing weight-bearing stress on her fragile bones.
Physical therapy combined with an Ellipse Nail can help create the best quality of life for a child with a limb length discrepancy treated at Shriners Children's.
Physical therapy combined with an external fixator (EXFIX) can help create the best quality of life for a child treated at Shriners Children's for a limb length discrepancy.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/02/Happy-high-fives-for-Daniel
Second grader, Daniel, has been a patient of ours for four years. He was born with arthrogryposis, club feet and a limb length discrepancy; all of which he received care for at our Tampa-based outpatient facility.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/02/Chloe
17-year-old Chloe returns to Shriners Children's St. Louis, from her home country of St. Lucia, for her second limb lengthening surgery. Her joyful smile matches her bright future.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/09/Hello-Ms-Hollywood
Camille steps into Shriners Hospitals for Children — St. Louis on the first cooler day leading into fall with her mom, Shantay, in tow. Ms. Hollywood has arrived. The 3-year-old Evansville, Indiana, girl recently underwent the first of what will be three limb-lengthening procedures before she hits h...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/Freedom-to-Ride
For Ian, who was born in China with an upper limb difference and lived the first six years of his life in an orphanage, the idea of ever riding a bike was far out of reach.