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The Leicester Children’s Orthopaedics Unit treats a wide range of limb, bone and joint conditions throughout childhood: from tiny babies to teenagers. We often see children with physical disabilities and work closely with the community physiotherapy teams. We also treat injuries in our fracture clinic, and the later effects of injuries or infections. 

We work as a team, with consultants, trainees, specialist nursing staff and specialist physiotherapy staff, not to mention our invaluable secretarial and administrative support. 

Your child will be seen in clinic and any concerns or questions you may have will be addressed. Please don’t hesitate to ask!

Please come prepared:

 If you are seeing us for your hips, legs, ankles, feet, or general walking, PLEASE BRING SHORTS.

 If you are seeing us for your shoulder or spine, PLEASE BRING A VEST TOP.

We try our best to run on time, as we know it is difficult to wait with children, however, our clinics are very often busy: PLEASE BE PREPARED FOR A WAIT, ESPECIALLY IF YOU NEED AN X-RAY

For common conditions and advice, please see "Common conditions"