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If your child has been diagnosed with a clubfoot, you’ll have concerns and questions about his health, treatment, recovery and other issues. It may comfort you to know that Boston Children's Hospital

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Hip Impingement

Boston Children’s Hospital hip specialists at the Child & Young Adult Hip Preservation Program treat patients of all ages. Many teens and young adults with hip problems need diagnostic and surgical

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Just a few decades ago, children with hydrocephalus—the buildup of excess fluid in the brain—faced only one possible course of treatment: the use of a device called a shunt to drain the excess fluid.

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If your child or teen has been diagnosed with kyphosis (also known as hyper-kyphosis), we know that you and your family are concerned. At Boston Children’s Hospital, we’ll approach your child’s

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The curves of the spine Just as the shapes of peoples' bodies differ, the normal spine varies in size and shape. You may have been told to stand up straight, but no one's spine is perfectly straight.

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Tethered Spinal Cord

The good news is that tethered cord is a treatable condition, especially when diagnosed and treated early in the child's life. While surgery might not be able to restore neurological function that has

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Chiari Malformation

At Boston Children’s Hospital, we have already helped many infants, children and adolescents who have been diagnosed with a Chiari malformation, an abnormality in the meeting of the brain and the

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We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”
- Sandra L. Fenwick, President and CEO

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