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About Shriners Hospitals for ChildrenĀ®

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment.

Orthopaedic Care – medical and rehabilitative services for children with congenital deformities and conditions, problems resulting from orthopaedic injuries, and diseases of the neuromusculoskeletal system.

Burn Care – treatment for acute and non-acute burn injuries and related scarring, along with physical rehabilitation and emotional support.

Spinal Cord Injury – spinal cord injury rehabilitation specifically for children, offering some of the most advanced treatment in the country, with full range of services.

Cleft Lip and Palate Care – coordinated, comprehensive multidisciplinary care for children with this condition.

Learn more about Shriners Hospitals for Children by visiting www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.

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