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The following clinics provide specialized programs for rehabilitation patients at Children’s Colorado. Each clinic is staffed by a multidisciplinary team of providers.
The Amputee Clinic provides evaluation and ongoing medical management for children with amputations from birth to age 21. Recommendations are made for prosthetic fitting and training through physical and/or occupational therapy. In general, this clinic is staffed by an orthopedic surgeon, pediatric physiatrist (rehabilitation doctor), physical therapist, social worker, occupational therapist, and a certified prosthetist (fits and services artificial limbs).
This clinic provides patients with cerebral palsy, ages birth to 21 years, with ongoing management and evaluation of concerns related to comfort, seating tone management, and activities of daily living. We also make recommendations for surgery and medical management. This clinic is staffed by orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists and nurses.
The Hand Clinic, held with the Department of Orthopedics, provides team-based evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children with decreased hand function from trauma, congenital deficiencies, or complications of neuromuscular disease. The clinic is staffed by hand surgeons and occupational therapists who are certified hand therapists, with consultation from pediatric physiatrists. Learn more about common hand conditions we treat.
The M.O.R.E. Clinic provides an extensive team-based cognitive and physical evaluation for kids with complex learning, psychosocial, feeding, mobility, or daily living problems. Although many of our children have had a traumatic brain injury or have unusual neurological syndromes, many are undiagnosed children with complex learning problems. This clinic is staffed according to the specific needs of the patient, but it typically includes a:
The Muscle Clinic provides evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of children and adolescents with neuromuscular diseases. It also provides children and families with genetic counseling and support services. This clinic is staffed from specialists from:
The Non-Accidental Brain Injury Care Clinic is a multidisciplinary clinic providing consultation and family-centered care. Board-certified experts provide services for infants and young children diagnosed with non-accidental brain injury. Our goals are to help families understand the outcome and care needed for a child diagnosed with non-accidental brain injury, to offer emotional support, and to help caregivers advocate on behalf of their child.
The clinic offers coordination with the following services:
Specialists at our Seating and Mobility Clinic evaluate patients’ mobility needs and make recommendations for special seating and mobility devices (wheelchairs) to help achieve optimal function. The clinic is geared for patients with neuromuscular, developmental or orthopedic disabilities and is staffed by a:
The Spinal Defects Clinic provides children with myelomeningocele and spinal cord injury with ongoing management and rehabilitation to facilitate growth and enhance functional independence. This clinic is generally staffed by specialists from the following departments: