Shriners Hospital

Dreamstime
Mark Abrams
December 12, 2018 - 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Patients at Shriners Hospital of Philadelphia used state-of-the-art technology to connect with Santa Claus for a virtual chat. Jim Koniecki, one of the principals of Dimension Data, provided the hook-ups for the youngsters. "The video equipment that we used today...
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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
October 28, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local physician is one of a few finding success treating some patients with AFM, a polio-like condition. AFM, or acute flaccid myelitis, can leave a child with paralysis, and the common treatment is physical therapy, which may help. Dr. Dan Zlotolow, an orthopedic...
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In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Ryan Straschnitzki is wheeled on a stretcher into Shriners Hospitals for Children in Philadelphia.
AP Photo/Jacqueline Larma, File
June 17, 2018 - 11:34 am
AIRDRIE, Alberta (AP) — The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery — his return home. Ryan Straschnitzki is undergoing physiotherapy at the Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia after being paralyzed from the chest down in a crash between...
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Ryan Straschnitzki speaks about his rehabilitation plan at Shriners Hospital Philadelphia. He is joined by Shriners Care Manager Kimberly Curran (left) and his father, Tom (center).
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
May 31, 2018 - 8:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A paralyzed survivor of the April bus crash in Canada arrived at Shriners Hospital in Philadelphia for treatment. A semi-trailer slammed into a bus on a Canadian highway carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team on April 6, killing 16 coaches and players and...
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