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Steps is the leading charity working for all those whose lives are affected by childhood lower limb conditions. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting individuals, families and carers affected by conditions which have an impact on the legs, hips or feet.

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What is a peripheral nerve block? As part of your child’s general anaesthetic, your child may be offered a peripheral nerve block. Local anaesthetic (numbing medicine) is placed near to a nerve or a group of nerves to numb the area where your child is having their operation. Peripheral nerve...

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What is a peripheral nerve block? As part of your child’s general anaesthetic, your child may be offered a peripheral nerve block. Local anaesthetic (numbing medicine) is placed near to a nerve or a group of nerves to numb the area where your child is having their operation. Peripheral nerve...

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What is a Major Trauma Centre? Sheffield Children’s Hospital is the only Major Trauma Centre (MTC) for children in the South Yorkshire and Humber region. A Major Trauma Centre is a specialised hospital which has the best available skills and equipment to treat patients who have the most serious...

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What is the acquired brain injury follow up clinic? If your child has had an acquired brain injury (ABI) and needed some rehabilitation while they were in hospital, then they may be offered an appointment in the ABI follow-up clinic. The appointment is usually around 6 months after discharge from...

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What is a slipped capital femoral epiphysis? A slipped capital femoral epiphysis (SCFE) or ‘slip’ is a serious hip problem where the ball of the hip falls off the thigh bone in a child, a bit like an ice cream slipping off its cone. It often happens slowly over several months and can be...

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What is a periacetabular osteotomy (PAO)? The hip joint is a ‘ball and socket’ joint, which is quite self explanatory. A periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) is a complex surgery which is only performed in specialised centres, and allows the surgeon to position the hip socket where it is...

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