Children's Hospital Colorado
Orthopedics Institute
Orthopedics Institute

Referral Guidelines for Healthcare Professionals

The links below provide referral guidelines for how and when to refer a pediatric patient to the Orthopedics Institute at Children's Colorado.

A spine the size of your hand

Hunter's congenital scoliosis had compressed his spinal cord, which would have eventually led to paralysis. Spinal fusion was his best option, but the risks were high.