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Free Children's Orthopedic Screening

June 5, 2014, 6:54 AM by Stephanie Gregory

Free Children's Orthopedic Screening
Roger Risty

SIOUX FALLS, SD -

With 22 Shriner's Hospitals in North America, the healthcare organization treats kids each year. Now the hospital is teaming up with the Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls looking for new patients in KELOLAND.

"The Shrine Hospital system is thought of as the world's greatest philanthropy. So to be a part of that is exciting for us and it is one of the things that drew me in to be a Shriners and drew me into orthopedics was the ability to help children," Dr. Blake Curd said.

Dr. Curd is a partner at the Orthopedic Institute in Sioux Falls and is getting ready for a busy Saturday.

"We're proud to host here at Orthopedic Institute the clinic for the first time it's been here in a while," Dr. Curd said.

On Saturday, the Orthopedic Institute is hosting the Shriners Hospitals for Children free screening for children with orthopedic problems. Kids will be evaluated by a Shriners Hospitals for Children medical provider or a specialist at the Orthopedic Institute. They will then provide the family with a recommendation for treatment or second opinion. If the Shriners hospital can treat the child, the family will not have to worry about any medical bills.

"One of the great things about the Shrine is we treat every patient regardless of their ability to pay. If they don't have insurance, they can't afford it we will take any and all patients," El Riad Shrine's Roger Risty said.

Risty says it is an honor to give back to these kids that go through so much.

"The Shrine is all about having fun and it's a great time, but a great time while helping a great cause. It's all about the children," Risty said.

So far more than 70 kids are signed up to be screened on Saturday. The screening starts at 8 a.m. and specialists will evaluate every child that walks through the door. To make an appointment, call 1-888-293-2832.

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