David Purves, PA-C, ATC of the Springfield Clinic Orthopedic
Group will conduct the assessments. The clinic is by appointment
only. The clinic is an ideal time to have a child reviewed for bone
and joint development. If your child has an uncorrectable deformity,
complains of back, knee, leg, ankle pain or has a back curvature,
they can be seen at the clinic. No medical referral is necessary for
the clinic, however, physicians are welcome to refer patients to the
clinic for a specific reason or second opinion.
The Elks Organization has been working with physically challenged
children since 1928. There are 17 clinic locations throughout
Illinois. The Elks will provide financial assistance to the best of
their ability for children needing further treatment or specialty
equipment when the family lacks sufficient resources to do so. In
the past, the Elks have purchased therapy services, corrective
shoes, braces, orthotics, wheelchairs and augmentative communication
devices to help children overcome a variety of physical challenges.
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Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital is located at 200 Stahlhut in Lincoln, IL. To
make an appointment for the clinic, call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care
office at 1-800-272-0074 anytime between 9am - 4pm, Monday through Friday. There
are no charges for any services performed at the clinic.
[Angela Stoltzenburg, MBA
Marketing and Community Partnerships Manager
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital]