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Paediatric Orthopaedic Outpatient Clinic

Contact information

Street address (UB3)

Tyks, U-hospital
(building 3)
Entrance B 3rd floor Kiinamyllynkatu 4-8,
Turku

Office hours

Mon to Thu 8 am to 3 pm

Telephone

Nurse 
02 313 0412
Mon to Fri 8:30 am to 9.30 am

Other times    
02 313 0477

Secretary
02 313 7050
Mon-Fri 8 am to 15 pm

Fax

02 313 1434

Postal address

PO Box 52, 20521 Turku

Paediatric Orthopaedic Outpatient Clinic

Little girl is using a tablet at Paediatric orthopaedic outpatient clinicWe treat different musculoskeletal diseases of children and adolescents. An interprofessional care team provides treatment at our clinic, including a paediatric orthopaedist, nurse, physiotherapist, occupational therapist and a medical orderly.

The national centre of competence for paediatric orthopaedics and traumatology is located in Tyks, so we receive lots of patients from outside the hospital district of Southwest Finland.

We admit patients by a doctor's referral. Visits are subject to a clinic fee.

Our treatments include:

Orthopaedic problems of neonates

  • repeated plaster casting of club foot (Ponseti method), treatment of congenital hip dislocation

Children's back problems

  • brace treatment for scoliosis and back stress fractures, assessment of the need for operation of children with back problems requiring surgical treatment

Neuro-orthopaedics

  • assessment of the need for operation of children requiring multilevel surgery

Upper limb disorders of children

  • the assessment of the need for conservative, prosthetic and operative treatment of congenital brachial plexus injury and children's hand anomalies multiprofessional assessment (paediatric orthopaedist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, medical aid technician)

Lower limb disorders of children

  • the assessment of the need for treatment of unequal leg length, malpositions and congenital deformities

People in charge:

Head of department Ilkka Helenius

We are part of the Tyks operational division of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

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