Orthopaedics

Children's bone and joint injuries are unique and require different treatments than injuries and conditions in adults. Connecticut Children's Orthopaedics program manages over 27,000 outpatient visits per year. As a Level 1 trauma center, we perform more than 330 operations for fracture management and over 1,200 non-operative cases.

Conditions we treat include:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Hip and foot disorders
  • Fractures
  • Limb deformity
  • Muscle disease
  • Gait disorders
  • Scoliosis and spinal deformities
  • Spina bifida
  • Sports injuries

Spinal Program

As part of our growing spinal program, Connecticut Children's is the only hospital in the state to offer the vertical expandable prosthetic titanium rib (VEPTR), a life-changing device that helps young children with intractable spine deformities.
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Elite Sports Medicine

Our Elite Sports Medicine program is the only one in Connecticut that provides a full spectrum of care focused exclusively on the health of young athletes.
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Center for Motion Analysis

Connecticut Children’s Center for Motion Analysis, the first of its kind in the United States and the only site in Connecticut, is dedicated to treating children with walking disorders. The Center is also a thriving research hub.
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