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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
In many cases, the full extent of a child’s spinal cord injury isn’t obvious right away. That’s why it’s crucial that you obtain a diagnosis from a qualified medical professional as soon as possible.
Here at Boston Children’s, our trauma specialists will perform a comprehensive physical exam on your child and obtain a detailed account of how and where his injury occurred.
Next, doctors may order any or all of the following:
• blood tests
• X-rays, which use small doses of radiation to take pictures of a part of the body
• magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), a combination of electromagnets, radio frequency waves and computers that
takes two-dimensional and three-dimensional images of the spine and other body structures
• computed tomography (CT) scans, a non-invasive procedure that uses x-ray equipment and powerful computers
to create detailed images of the spine, spinal cord and other body parts
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.”