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Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services – Northwest, LLC

Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services – Northwest, LLC

Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services (POPS) – Northwest, LLC, at the Portland Shriners Hospital offers a full range of orthotic and prosthetic services, including upper and lower extremity prosthetic care, spinal orthotics and cranial helmets.

Custom orthotic and prosthetic devices are fabricated specifically for fit and function of each child. Our practitioners and technicians are highly skilled and educated to work specifically with the pediatric population. At the Portland Shriners Hospital's POPS department, we use a team approach between the practitioners, physicians and therapy departments to provide the maximum outcomes for our patients and utilize the latest technology in the fabrication of our devices to achieve the best in fit and outcome.

What makes our orthotic and prosthetic services special?

Children living with orthopaedic conditions, such as missing limbs, deserve every opportunity to thrive and participate in desired activities and sports, succeed and feel confident in their abilities. Our POPS department teams help carry out this vision, whether it's by creating personalized prosthetics or matching a child to the most effective and least restrictive assistive device.

One distinct benefit is the speed and accuracy with which the POPS department is able to deliver customized supportive devices. Using the latest technology and software, the POPS department has forged a new path forward that no longer relies on cumbersome plaster casts and lengthy fabrication times.

Patients who may benefit from the POPS department

A number of medical situations can necessitate an orthotic or prosthetic assistive device. The Portland Shriners Hospital's POPS department teams commonly assist children with the following conditions:

  • Scoliosis
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Spina bifida
  • Clubfoot
  • Flat feet
  • Upper and lower limb deficiencies and amputations
  • Orthopaedic, neurologic and genetic disorders
  • Developmental variants like leg-length discrepancy or bony malalignment
  • Toe-walking
  • Plageiocephaly

For more information on Pediatric Orthotic and Prosthetic Services – Northwest, LLC, at Shriners Hospitals for Children — Portland, please call us at 503-221-3422.