A desire to take some of the stress out of the surgical experience inspired an innovative approach to care at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Northern California. That care comes in the form of electric cars that kids between the ages of 2 and 7 years old can drive to surgery. The toy cars are…Read more on Hospital Blog
Martin arrived at Shiners Hospitals for Children — Northern California, in the summer of 2017 with a wheelchair and a diagnosis — osteogenesis imperfecta. Commonly referred to as brittle bone disease, osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a congenital disorder characterized by defective connective tissue and brittle bones that are prone to fracture. Treatment includes surgery to…Read more Current News
From the X-ray to the diagnosis, it was a great experience. Everyone is so caring and concerned, we are lucky to have Shriners Children's Hospital in our region.
— Grateful parent