The orthopedists oversee the therapy provided at Tichenor. They also evaluate and treat bone, joint and muscle problems in children. Children 0-18 years old who are uninsured, underinsured or without access to care are eligible. When possible children are assisted in finding a medical home and are referred to other agencies when their children are found to be eligible for care (i.e. California Children's Services).
Patients are seen by appointment only. We do not bill for orthopedic consultations since the children seen do not have insurance or access to a provider.
Orthopedic problems include: