Shriners Children's provides growing rods for children who have not reached skeletal maturity. They are placed along the spine to correct a spinal curve and allow continued growth of the spine.
Scoliosis specific exercises offered by physical therapists at Shriners Children’s, aim to correct and slow the progression of a spinal curve, reduce pain and improve posture, breathing and quality of...
The spinal cord normally floats freely inside the spinal canal. A tethered spinal cord is pulled down, stuck or fixed to the spinal canal. Common in children with spina bifida, surgery is the usual tr...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/01/Patient-learns-to-walk-again-in-pediatric-rehabilitation-program
After the surgery, doctors told her mother, Shawna, that Jaszelina needed specialty spinal rehabilitation care and referred her to the pediatric rehabilitation program at Shriners Hospitals for Childr...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/08/Shriners-Hospitals-for-Children-encourages-patients-love-for-swim-team-and-horseback-riding
When Maren was 2 years old she was diagnosed with cancer in her spine. Maren would spend a difficult year battling cancer that left her with a spinal cord injury and paralyzed from her mid-spine down....
Shriners Children's is a leader in this alternative, less invasive treatment to spinal fusion. It provides another option for patients with scoliosis who are still growing and need surgery.
Here at Shriners Children's, we treat urinary tract issues associated with a neurologic condition such as spina bifida or cerebral palsy. This includes bladder storage and emptying, which can lead to ...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/01/Scoliosis-treatment-restores-young-girls-mental-and-physical-health
Haylie came to Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California for scoliosis care after initial treatment with a spinal doctor through a local integrated healthcare system.
Podcast with Dr. Michelle Welborn about the most common spinal deformities and scoliosis, the treatment options available, and the importance of early detection.
Our Pediatric Spine Center offers a specialized program for the evaluation and management of pediatric spinal disorders.. From common idiopathic adolescent scoliosis to the most complex young spine de...