Shriners Children's limb length discrepancy specialists provide high-quality care designed to assist children who have a difference in the length of their arms or legs become as independent as possible.
Dr. Jeffrey Ackman explains treatment for limb length discrepancies at Shriners Children's.
Shriners Children's experienced pediatric orthopedic surgeons are known throughout the country and the world for their skill in performing limb lengthening surgeries.
Podcast with Heather Kong, M.D. who discusses care at Shriners Children's Portland for children with leg length discrepancies.
Shriners Children's specializes in treating limb deficiencies, which occur when part or all of a child's limb does not completely form during pregnancy or as a result of a major injury.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Limb deformities are curved, short or twisted legs or arms. Our specialists help parents understand when growth and time may heal, and when to use medical treatment.