When a joint is unable to extend or flex, one of the connected muscles may be too tight or too short. To assist in turning the joint in the correct direction, Shriners Children's orthopedic specialist...
Shriners Children's care team specializes in putting children at ease during casting, a common treatment for fractures.
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 spotlight podcasts offer interviews with our physicians and clinicians in their areas of specialty care. Intended for parents, patients families and clinicians.
Shriners Children's orthopedic surgeons specialize in the application of Mehta casts – an option to treat the curvature of the spine in children diagnosed with infantile scoliosis.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/07/Clara-Shines-During-Scoliosis-Treatments
Read about Clara's experience with Mehta casting for her scoliosis at Shriners Children's
Podcast with Gerald Cotton, OTC, about when children need a cast. How to care for it and how to prepare your child.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/10/Graham
Orthognathic jaw surgery helped Graham pursue sports broadcasting career.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/12/Sibling-helps-make-brothers-spine-cast
Certified prosthetist Lauren Kells invited Cooper to help her make his brother's cast for a back brace. Both boys have Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.
Liam is a Shriners Hospitals Superhero! Diagnosed with scoliosis at age two, his physicians at the Portland Shriners Hospital began the Mehta casting method to correct his spinal curvature. Liam recei...