Functional Electrical Stimulation Machines
Functional electrical stimulation machines use low-energy electrical pulses to artificially generate body movements such as grasping, walking, and standing in children who have been paralyzed.
Monthly Mugs Webinar – Bridging the "Understanding Gap": Increasing Care Plan Compliance and Health Literacyhttps://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Events/2024/03/Monthly-Mugs-Increasing-Care-Plan-Compliance
This virtual presentation will help attendees identify the importance of assessing patient and family members' understanding of care plans and how to bridge any gaps in comprehension.
Acromioclavicular Joint Separation
Acromioclavicular joint separation (AC joint separation) is known as a separated shoulder. This frequent injury is a partial or complete separation of the two points of the shoulder. Treatment may include physical therapy or surgery.
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.
In a podcast, Felicity Fishman, M.D., explains nerve transfer surgery in children and post-operative care.
Dr. Lee Alkureishi discusses orthognathic jaw surgery and plastic surgery for birthmarks and scars to help children live full lives.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/02/Paralympian-Dani
Now that Dani looks back over the years, she encourages kids with disabilities to look for opportunities to do more. “There are way more opportunities than you might think for adaptive athletes!”
Shriners Children’s Southern California patient Danna joyfully joins the 135th Rose Parade in a heartwarming display of resilience and celebration.
Podcast with Dr. Corcoran on plastic surgery in children, cleft lip & palate, and what to expect during treatment.
Kathryn Fuchs, M.D., discusses muscular dystrophy and other frequently asked questions.