Lurie Children’s Bone Health Program is the only comprehensive, multidisciplinary pediatric bone health program in a free-standing children’s hospital in Illinois. Our Bone Health Program evaluates and treats children and adolescents who have or are at risk of having bone problems. Because bone disorders, such as multiple fractures and juvenile osteoporosis, can harm a child’s healthy skeletal development, mobility, appearance and self-esteem, we recognize the importance of caring for these disorders early on in a child’s life.
Our Bone Health Program treats children and adolescents with the following health issues:
Our goal is to help children have the best possible skeletal growth and bone quality. This is especially important in the first two decades of life when bone growth and formation are very rapid. Our patient outcomes include:
Numerous disorders can have an impact on a child’s bone health. Children with conditions or experiences such as those listed below are candidates for our treatment: