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Diagnostic clinic set for Oct. 11

Published: Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012 1:38 p.m. CDT

PRINCETON — The Princeton Elks Lodge, in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation, will sponsor a free diagnostic clinic for children with orthopedic problems on Oct. 11 at Perry Memorial Hospital, north front door, in Princeton. Appointments will begin at 8:30 a.m.

The public is invited to participate in this clinic. Children with orthopedic problems, including those who have been examined at previous clinics and those physically handicapped in any way, are invited to attend for evaluation. Persons up to 21 years of age are welcome to attend. They should be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Family physicians are invited to send patients they feel might benefit from this service, as well as patients needing physical therapy. School nurses are urged to refer any child within their area.

To make an appointment, call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Office at 800-272-0074 between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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