Anah Shriners to hold local, no-cost pre-screening clinic

Apr 07, 2019

Belfast — Because it can be difficult to make the trip to Shriners Hospitals for Children® in Springfield or Boston, Massachusetts, Anah Shriners arrange for local, no-cost pre-screening clinics every spring in Northern Maine.

A free clinic will be held Saturday, April 13, 9 a.m. to noon, at Waldo County Shrine Club, 85 Northport Ave. No appointment is necessary. For more information, contact Keith Pooler at 323-5867.

Shriners Hospitals for Children in Springfield offer orthopaedic care for:

• Clubfoot

• Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease

• Bone Infections

• Chest Wall Deformities

• Cleft Lip & Palate

• Spina Bifida – limited to the related orthopaedic conditions

• Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

• Scoliosis and other spine deformities

• Hand & Shoulder Deformities

• Brittle Bone Disease

• Cerebral Palsy – limited to the related orthopaedic conditions

• Hip disorders

Shriners Hospitals for Children in Boston offers burn and orthopaedic care for:

• Hemangiomas

• Burn Injuries

• Cleft Lip & Palate

• Port Wine Stains

• Orthopaedic Issues

• Scarring & Deformities of the Face

• Specialized Wound care & Skin Disorders

• Reconstructive & Laser Plastic Surgery

• Severe Scarring resulting in contractures or interfering with mobility of the limb

The professionals at Shriners Hospitals for Children 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 considered the best in the world, and many techniques and treatments that are common in hospitals around the country today were pioneered at Shriners Hospitals for Children.

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