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Department of Orthopedics

Department of Orthopedics

Clinics and Services

Pediatric Orthopedic Resources

Cerebral Palsy Clinic

Staffed by orthopedic surgeons, physiatrists, and nurses, this clinic provides children with cerebral palsy—ages birth to 21 years—with ongoing management and evaluation of concerns related to comfort, seating tone management, and activities of daily living, along with recommendations and implementation regarding surgery and medical management. Learn more »

Spinal Defects Clinic

This clinic provides children with myelomeningocele and other spinal cord injuries and deformities an opportunity for ongoing management and rehabilitation intervention that may facilitate growth and development and enhance maximum functional independence. This clinic is staffed by specialists in orthopedics, physiatry, nursing, urology, neurosurgery, social work, pediatric psychology, genetics, physical therapy, and nutrition. Learn more »

Hip Preservation Program

Hip preservation is an emerging orthopedic field, and CU Orthopedics provides this cutting-edge care to our patients. The hip preservation clinic is a combined service between our joint surgeons and our pediatric orthopedists with one goal: provide alternative solutions to joint replacement for people under 30. Learn more »

Center for Gait and Movement Analysis

The Center for Gait and Movement Analysis combines state-of-the-art computer and video technology with a highly trained multidisciplinary team to provide comprehensive gait and movement analysis for patients with neuromuscular disorders. The Center for Gait and Movement Analysis, located at Children’s Hospital Colorado, is also available to University of Colorado Hospital patients. Learn more »

Sports Medicine for Young Athletes Program

The Sports Medicine for Young Athletes Program provides comprehensive assessment, treatment, and care for children and adolescents with injuries and conditions affecting sports participation. This is the premier place in the Rocky Mountain region for young athletes to access a full spectrum of care.

Dedicated to helping young athletes be t​he best they can be, the program offers sports injury care and rehabilitation, assessments for improved sports performance, sports injury prevention education, medical coverage for youth athletic events in the Denver metropolitan area, and community education for parents, athletic directors, coaches and athletic trainers. Learn more »