Local Shriners to Sponsor Orthopedic Screening Clinic
The Ainad Shriners – Nuts “n” Bolts Parade Unit will be hosting a Screening clinic for orthopedic conditions – for Shriners Hospitals for Children, All children under the age of 18 are eligible.
The event will be from Noon – 2:00 pm, Saturday April 23, at Washington County Hospital, 705 S. Grand Ave., Nashville.
If you suspect your child may have an orthopedic condition, this free screening clinic is an opportunity for a local physician to evaluate your child and, if necessary, refer your child to seek treatment at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Families need not know a member of the Shriners fraternity to participate.
No appointment is necessary; however, families with questions may call 618-367-0398 for more information. Children will not be diagnosed, merely evaluated to determine if they have a condition that’s treatable at Shriners Hospitals for Children. Acceptance as a patient is based solely on a child’s medical needs.
Conditions include, but are not limited to: scoliosis, club foot, hip problems, shoulder and arm problems, limb-length differences, bowed legs, etc.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment regardless of the patient’s ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals for Children – St. Louis is recognized throughout the Midwest as a leader in treating orthopedic conditions, with some of the world’s most renowned surgeons, many of whom are faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine.