Children's Hospital Colorado
Orthopedics Institute
Orthopedics Institute

The General Orthopedics Program

Doctors from our General Orthopedics Program treat a variety of pediatric orthopedic concerns. Our collaborative team is dedicated to obtaining the best outcomes for patients. We create a progressive plan to help each patient thrive.

Our treatments range from fracture management to more complex conditions, such as developmental, congenital and neuromuscular diagnoses. Our general orthopedic professionals also connect families to specialists in other areas of the hospital to help ensure your child gets the care he/she needs.

Our team offers timely appointments for evaluation and treatment of all pediatric orthopedic concerns, from simple to complex conditions. Contact us to schedule an appointment at 720-777-6600.

Why choose Children’s Hospital Colorado your child’s general orthopedic condition?

Our care team employs a multidisciplinary approach with our providers, special radiology technicians, medical assistants, registered nurses, orthopedic technicians and onsite orthotists.

  • We have more than 100 years of cumulative experience.
  • We’re consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Read about our awards and honors.
  • Our providers are Ponseti-trained in the treatment of clubfoot.
  • We provide the highest quality professional and ethical care to all patients through the integration of comprehensive education and musculoskeletal research.

Specific conditions treated

  • Bone infections
  • Gait abnormalities
  • Back pain
  • Foot and ankle injuries/disorders, including vertical talus Ponseti treatment for clubfoot
  • Fractures
  • Hip injuries and disorders, including developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
  • Knee injuries and disorders
  • Leg injuries and disorders, including limb deformities
  • Neck disorders and injuries
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Spinal deformity
  • Spondylolysis: a condition that occurs when a child sustains a stress fracture to one of the vertebrae of the spine.
  • Spondylolisthesis: a condition that occurs when there is a slip of the vertebra where a vertebrae stress fracture (spondylolysis) has previously occurred.
  • General pain

We also provide multidisciplinary clinics for more complex diagnoses that may include orthopedic conditions:

  • Spinal defects
  • Skeletal dysplasia: a group of conditions that cause abnormal bone development, short stature, unusual limb proportions and other symptoms
  • Arthrogryposis: a rare condition that involves stiff or contracted joints
  • Osteogenesis imperfecta: also known as brittle bone disease.
  • Prader Wili syndrome: a genetic disorder that causes obesity, intellectual disability, and shortness in height.

Services offered

We offer one-stop visits in a single location, providing x-rays, splinting, casting or other orthopedic device treatments, testing and physical therapy.

For our patients’ convenience, we’re available at various Children’s Hospital Colorado locations and outreach clinics.