CONDITIONS TREATED AT ALDER HEY
Our team of specialists provide a complete range of orthopaedic and spinal treatments for children and adolescents. We benefit from many years of experience and our teams have influenced national and international care through clinical research.
LIMB LENGTH DISCREPANCY
We offer a range of treatment for limb length discrepancy. Our internationally recognised limb reconstruction service can provide limb lengthening surgery using the latest technology, including internal lengthening devices.
Our experienced teams manage deformities in the upper and lower limbs due to many different causes. We will help to provide the right treatment on an individualised basis.
We have a large experience of managing children with genetic syndromes, skeletal dyplasias and congenital diseases. Our multidisciplinary and collaborative approach is focused on safety and quality of care.
DEVELOPMENT DYSPLASIA OF THE HIP
Our hip team at Alder Hey have developed an internationally respected service that manages children of all ages with hip dysplasia.
Our nationally commissioned paediatric spinal unit consists of an experienced and highly skilled team who regularly treat complex spinal deformities in children and adolescents.
Alder Hey has led national and international research projects into the treatment of Perthes disease. We regularly treat children at all stages of this condition.
As a major trauma centre we are a specialist centre for the management of musculoskeletal trauma in children and adolescents.
The neuromuscular team at Alder Hey treat patients with cerebral palsy, spina bifida and other neuromuscular conditions. A state-of-the-art gait lab and multidisciplinary team allows individualised care that maximises the functional benefit of treatment.
FOOT & ANKLE CONDITIONS
Alder Hey Orthopaedics provides a comprehensive service for the management of congenital talipes equinovarus (clubfoot) and other complex foot and ankle deformities.