Shriners Hospitals for Children
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Gael was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease. He has broken over 80 bones and had 15 surgeries. But that has never stopped him. Thanks to the incredible work of Shriners Hospitals for Children, Gael can do things he never thought were possible such as play, dance and cook!
Un Millón de Razones
Million Reasons shares the story of a Shriners Hospitals for Children patient and the incredible accomplishments she has made thanks to the care she has received. This patient was born with one leg significantly shorter than the other but with the help of Shriners Hospitals for Children she is learning to swim, play with friends and even dance ballet.
Shriners Hospitals for Children is a health care system with locations in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Their staff is dedicated to improving the lives of children by providing pediatric specialty care, conducting innovative research, and offering outstanding educational 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, regardless of the families’ ability to pay. Within these broad service lines, many types of care are provided. For example, some locations offer reconstructive plastic surgery, treatment for craniofacial abnormalities or care for sports injuries. Generally, care is provided until age 18, although, in some cases, it may be extended to age 21. All services are provided in a compassionate, family-centered environment. For more information, please visit shrinershospitalsforchildren.org.