Prosthetics/Orthotics/Seating

Description: Programs that pay for or provide internal devices (such as hip and knee implants) to provide stability to correct problems that currently exist there; external appliances (such as braces/splints) that improve the functioning of individuals with muscle, joint or skeletal weaknesses, deformities or injuries; products that provide mobility impaired individuals with greater body stability, trunk/head support, the ability to maintain an upright posture and reduction in pressure to the skin while seated; and/or artificial limbs or other mechanisms which replace missing extremities or other parts of the body. (AIRS LH-0600.6500)

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Nationwide

Address: 5775 N Glen Park Rd
Suite 201
Glendale, WI 53209
Phone: 800-977-4121
Fax: 414-977-1781
Eligibility: Breast Cancer patients
Services Provided: 1.People affected by breast cancer -- patients, family and friends -- benefit from personalized, reliable informational and emotional support as a complement to appropriate medical care.
2.One-to-one support provided by people who have first-hand experience with similar breast cancer diagnosis, treatment history and similar life circumstances is a fundamental element of personalized support.
3.One-to-one support, which we call mentoring, is essential to building a life after diagnosis, leading to a more confident, empowered survivor.
4.The best mentors are well trained and professionally supported.
5.It is important to respect the individual choices of those who turn to us for support.
6.Confidentiality is critical to building trust.
7.Being responsive to the survivorship needs of mentors is a vital part of our work.
8.ABCD will take a leadership role in promoting the value of one-to-one support and establishing it as a standard element of care for all breast cancer patients.
9.ABCD is a credible resource for up-to-date information about breast cancer and a reliable conduit to other personalized support services.
10.Regardless of ethnic background, gender, religion or sexual orientation, everyone diagnosed with breast cancer, and their family and friends, has a right to ABCD's help without cost.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019

UT

Salt Lake City, UT

Address: 1275 Fairfax Rd
Salt Lake City, UT 84103-4399
Phone: 800-313-3745
Fax: 801-313-3745
Eligibility: Orthopedic and/or reconstructive need, birth to age 18.
Services Provided: Since 1925, Shriners Hospitals for Childrenu2014Salt Lake City has been proud to serve children throughout the region. We provide pediatric medical care in a family-centered environment to children with orthopedic conditions regarding the bones, muscles and joints. Our colorful, family friendly hospital is designed to let children with a host of orthopedic disorders receive care, learn new skills, and make friends in a safe and supportive setting. Every member of our staff u2014 from surgeons to therapists, nurses to orthopedists u2014 is dedicated to helping children achieve their best quality of life.

The Shriners Hospitals for Children mission is to: provide the highest quality care to children with neuromusculoskeletal conditions within a compassionate, family-centered and collaborative care environment; provide for the education of physicians and other healthcare professionals; and conduct research to discover new knowledge that improves the quality of care and quality of life of children and families. This mission is carried out without regard to race, color, creed, sex or sect, disability, national origin, or ability of a patient or family to pay.

Patient services include: inpatient care, surgery, outpatient care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, radiology, nutritional counseling, social services, orthotics, casting, prosthetics, motion analysis laboratory, and wheelchair seating program.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 4/26/2019

WA

Spokane, WA

Address: 911 W 5th Ave
Spokane, WA 99210-2472
Phone: 888-895-5951
Fax: 509-744-1223
Eligibility: Contact for specific information.
Services Provided: *Pediatric Orthopedics: deformities, injuries, and diseases of bones, joints and muscles. Burn care for scars.
*Patient services include: inpatient care, surgery, outpatient care, physical therapy, occupational therapy, laboratory services, diagnostic radiology, nutritional counseling, social services, bracing, casting, and artificial limbs, etc.
*Teachers are provided through School District #81, Spokane Washington to patients so that they may keep up on school work.
*Spokane Shriners specializes in Pediatric Orthopedics: Scoliosis, congenital dislocated hips, club foot, osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bones), leg length abnormalities.
Original Source: Idaho Careline 211
Last Updated: 3/15/2019