Posts tagged conditions we treat


Conditions we treat: Clubfoot

by on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 1:40 pm

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand.  Clubfoot is a common condition treated CURE Zambia. Clubfoot is a condition where the feet appear to be internally rotated at the ankle. The foot points down and inwards […]

Conditions we treat: Knock knees

by on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 1:09 pm

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand.  Knock knees is a condition commonly treated at CURE Children’s Hospitals. This condition causes a child’s legs to angle inwards to the point where their knees literally knock against […]

Holistically Treating Cerebral Palsy

by on Thursday, March 25, 2021 at 10:57 am

The mission of CURE Children’s Hospitals is to heal the sick and proclaim the kingdom of God. With this mission, we regularly serve children with disabilities that have negatively affected their lives. Many of these children have lost hope for ever finding treatment and often feel useless and depressed. When they walk through our doors, […]

Conditions we treat: neglected, broken bones

by on Monday, March 15, 2021 at 11:39 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Chances are you’ve either broken a bone before, or you know someone who has broken one of theirs. Broken bones are relatively common around the world, but access to […]

Conditions we treat: Bowed legs

by on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 1:51 pm

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Bowed legs are a condition where the legs appear to bend outwardly around or below the knees, even if the ankles are together. A child can be born with […]

Conditions we treat: cleft lip and palate

by on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:25 pm

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand.  A cleft lip and cleft palate is essentially a gap between the lip and the palate. It is a congenital condition that is developed in the mother’s uterus where […]

Conditions we treat: Spina Bifida

by on Thursday, January 28, 2021 at 11:15 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand.   Spina Bifida is the second most treated condition at CURE Uganda. It’s a scary condition, but thankfully, it is very treatable. There are a few different kinds of […]

Conditions we treat: Hydrocephalus

by on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 8:58 am

This blog is part of an ongoing series looking to explain the common conditions CURE treats in ways that all of us non-medical folk can understand. Hydrocephalus is the main condition treated at CURE Uganda, but before we jump into what it is exactly, we need to rewind a little bit. We’ve all got this […]

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