Donned with visors and buttons bearing the Shriners Hospitals name, over 350 people walked, used wheelchairs, wagons or strollers at our 85th Birthday Celebration Walkathon.¬† A simple,¬†yet festive BBQ was held in the hospital’s backyard with clowns, lively music, face painting, volleyball and a roving magician.¬† The participation was well over what was expected being the first time we held a walkathon.¬† Nearly $17,000 was raised.
If your child has a non urgent orthopedic issue – we can help.
If your child has rheumatology or related issue – we can help.
If your child has cleft lip or palate – we can help.
If your child has a chest wall deformity -¬†we can help.
The list on the left of the main blog page lists the many conditions treated at Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Massachusetts.¬† Both surgical and medical care for these conditions are provided along with a full compliment of related services including specialized nursing, physical¬†& occupational therapy, family services/ social workers, child life, orthotics & prosthetics, imaging and¬†gait analysis.
413-735-1234 will connect you with a nurse who will help gather the necessary information and help determine if we can assist you or your family member.¬† Children under 18 years of age can be seen at the facility on Carew St. in Springfield. Appointments are made as soon as possible and are usually within¬†weeks of the intial call.¬† If the need is of an urgent nature you are encouraged to have the patients primary care physician/pediatrician call.
If you know of child we can help please pass this information on to the family