Local Shriners to Sponsor Orthopaedic Screening Clinic at Carmi Clinic

Screening Clinic Facebook Carmi April 2016

WHO:              Ainad Shriners – Ahava Shrine Club

WHAT:            Screening clinic for orthopaedic conditions – for Shriners Hospitals for Children®. All children under the age of 18 are eligible.

WHEN:            5:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Tuesday, April 26, 2016

WHERE:         Hamilton Memorial Hospital – Carmi Family Clinic, 1112 Oak Street, Carmi, IL 62821

WHY:              If you suspect your child may have an orthopedic condition, this free screening clinic is an opportunity for a local physician to evaluate your child and, if necessary, refer your child to seek treatment at Shriners Hospitals for Children®. Families need not know a member of the Shriners fraternity to participate. 

More Info:       No appointment is necessary; however, families with questions may call
618-382-5030 for more information. Children will not be diagnosed, merely evaluated to determine if they have a condition that’s treatable at Shriners Hospitals for Children®.  Acceptance as a patient is based solely on a child’s medical needs.

Conditions include, but are not limited to: scoliosis, club foot, hip problems, shoulder and arm problems, limb-length differences, bowed legs, etc.

Shriners Hospitals for Children® is a health care system of 22 hospitals dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, innovative research, and outstanding teaching programs for medical professionals. Children up to age 18 with orthopaedic conditions, burns, spinal cord injuries, and cleft lip and palate are eligible for care and receive all services in a family-centered environment, regardless of the patients’ ability to pay. Shriners Hospitals for Children® – St. Louis is recognized throughout the Midwest as a leader in treating orthopaedic conditions, with some of the world’s most renowned surgeons, many of whom are faculty members at Washington University School of Medicine.


Article Created: April 12, 2016