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Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury Clinic

Spina Bifida and Spinal Cord Injury Clinic

Clinic Director: Dr. Emanuel Kornitzer

For appointments please phone: 02-6494321

E-mail: op@alyn.org

The clinic is multidisciplinary and includes a pediatrician, pediatric orthopedic surgeon, urologist, radiologist, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, social worker and a continence advisor. Each client is evaluated separately by the different members of the team and at the end of the visit receives a letter combining the team’s findings and recommendations.

What services are provided by the clinic?

  • A general medical and developmental evaluation.
  • Evaluation and treatment of continence.
  • Realization of mobility potential (walking), including fitting braces and wheelchairs.
  • Evaluation and treatment of secondary orthopedic problems.
  • Prevention of urinary tract infections, kidney damage and complications.
  • Scoliosis and spinal disorder prevention.
  • Central nervous system complication prevention.
  • Evaluation and referral to appropriate educational and support systems.
  • Family support and guidance in coping with the child’s needs.