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Admitting that you need help caring for a child is difficult. 
Arranging for that care can seem overwhelming. 
Because we know that it can be difficult to make the trip to Shriners Children's in Springfield or Boston, MA., the Anah Shriners arrange for LOCAL and NO COST Pre-Screening Clinics every spring here in Northern Maine.

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Extraordinary care puts children first.

The professionals at Shriners Children's believe in family-centered care. The child and family are at the heart of the medical team. Every treatment chosen, every decision made is geared toward giving a child the skills and abilities to live a healthy, productive life.
The care given is the best in the world, and many techniques and treatments that are common in hospitals around the country today were pioneered at Shriners Children's.

Orthopedic Conditions Treated at Shriners Children's New England

Springfield, MA

Our pediatric orthopedic physicians are among the most highly skilled and specialized in North America.


Removal of a bone or part of a limb
Bone Defects/Disease

Congenital pseudoarthrosis
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD lesions)
Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI)
Bowed Legs

Blount's disease

Skeletal dysplasia
Finger Conditions

Absent digits
Polydactyly (extra fingers or toes)
Syndactyly (webbed fingers or toes)
Foot Conditions

Bunions (halux valgus)
Foot pain
Skew foot (metatarsus adductus)
Pes cavus (high arch)
Pes planus (flat feet)
Tarsal coalition

General fractures
Complications after fractures
Non-emergent follow-up
Hand Conditions

Congenital hand anomalies
Radial anomalies (club hand, hypoplasia)
T.A.R. syndrome (thrombocytopenia absent radius)
Hip Deformities

Hip dysplasia (hip dislocation)
Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)
Legg-Calve Perthes disease
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE)
Knee Conditions

Anterior cruciate ligament injury (ACL)
Genu valgum (knock knees)
Meniscus injury
Osgood-Schlatter disease
Leg-length Discrepancies

Congenital, acquired or functional
Miscellaneous Orthopedic Conditions

Abnormal gait (walk)
Amniotic band syndrome
Benign tumors/cysts of the bone
Solitary and multiple hereditary exostosis (osteochondromatosis)
Neck Conditions

Klippel-Feil syndrome
Shoulder Conditions

Erb's palsy (brachial plexus palsy)
Sprengel's deformity
Spine Conditions

Toe Conditions

Polydactyly (extra toes or fingers)
Syndactyly (webbed toes or fingers)

Conditons Treated at Shriners Children's Boston

Boston, MA

Skin Conditions We Treat:
Acne Scars
Burn Scars
Skin Tags
Toxic epidermal necrolysis
Pupura fulminans
Stevens-Johnson syndrome
Skin infections and injuries

Birthmarks and Pigmentation Disorders:
Vascular Anomalies and Malformation
Port Wine Stains
Pigmented birthmarks
Conditions we treat with our pediatric surgery program:
Chest and Neck Disorders
Complex GI Disorders
Complex Rectal Disorders
Cysts, Hemangiomas, Tumors
Follow-up and Complications After Neonatal Repair
Urologic Disorders

Craniofacial Conditions We Treat:
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate
Craniofacial Microsomia
Goldenhar Syndrome/Hemifacial microsomia
Differences in babies' ears, head shape and face shape
Craniofacial anomalies associated with congenital syndromes such as 22q11.2 deletion, Crouzon, Apert, Pfieffer or Treacher-Collins.
Chronic wounds (wounds that won't heal), such as pressure wounds
Dog Bites

Types of Wounds We Treat:
Burns and pruritus: Itching after a burn
Surgical wounds: From incisions, pin sites or feeding tube surgeries that have trouble healing
Chronic or difficult to heal wounds
Pressure injuries : Pressure ulcer, bedsores
Trauma wounds: From burns or illness

Facial Clefts including cleft lip and cleft palate are treated by our craniofacial specialists and a multidisciplinary team.

Jaw Deformities: Surgeons move the positions of the jaw and teeth to help eating, breathing and speaking.
Dentofacial skeletal deformities
Maxillary hypoplasia/hyperplasia
Mandibular hipoplasia/hyperplasia
Open bite deformity
Condylar hyperplasia
Chin differences - microgenia/macrogenia

Our plastic surgeons treat a variety of skin conditions including Nevi/Nevus, birthmarks like vascular anomalies or malformation, and other disorders. We also specialize in wound healing and pressure injuries in children who may use wheelchairs for cerebral palsy, spina bifida or spinal cord injuries.

Ear Differences:
Ear deformity
Split earlobe
Newborn ear molding

Eyelid ptosis
Eyelid deformity
Droopy eyelid

Abnormal head shape in babies, and plagiocephaly

Facial Syndromes:
Pierre Robin Sequence
Stickler syndrome
Goldenhar syndrome
Treacher Collins
Craniofacial Microsomia
Hemifacial Microsomia
Nager syndrome
Parry-Romberg Syndrome
DiGeorge syndrome
Crouzon Syndrome
Apert Syndrome

Breast Differences:
Tuberous breast
Breast Asymmetry
Body contouring after massive weight loss

Wounds and Scars:
Post traumatic scars
Traumatic Wounds that won't heal after injury or illness
Pressure injuries (pressure ulcers, bedsores)
Dog Bite scars