Division of Orthopaedics Patient Stories
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Limb-length Discrepancy: Lukas’ Story
Lukas is pain free and playing tennis after CHOP doctors performed two innovative limb-lengthening procedures.
Brachial Plexus Injury: Cai Li’s Story
After an international adoption, family turns to CHOP for support, surgery and therapy for son with brachial plexus injury.
Amir was born with multiple spinal problems. Surgeries at CHOP have helped straighten his spine, improving his self-confidence.
Severe Spine Curves and Related Complications: Vaia’s Story
When their foster daughter faced insurmountable odds, a Delaware couple turned to CHOP for help with complications from spinal muscular atrophy.
Surgery for Acetabular Dysplasia and Femoral Head Cyst: Lauren’s Story
When Lauren, 38, was diagnosed with acetabular dysplasia, her doctors in North Carolina referred her to a world-renowned hip expert at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Acetabular Retroversion: Hannah’s Story
After receiving care at CHOP for acetabular retroversion, a painful hip condition, 15-year-old Hannah is thriving.
Legg-Calve-Perthes Disease: Max’s Story
After treatment for Legg-Calve-Perthes disease at CHOP, 7-year-old Max aims to help others with the condition.
Coming Back From Scoliosis: Annie’s Story
Teen’s pursuit of Paralympic gold spans the globe, from China to Idaho, and eventually to Philadelphia for corrective spine surgery to keep her track and field dreams alive.
Idiopathic Scoliosis and Posterior Spine Fusion: Lily’s story
Alabama girl comes to CHOP for spine surgery that straightens her spine and allows her to continue competitive dance.
Skeletal Dysplasia, Thoracic Insufficiency and Pulmonary Hypoplasia: Klaire’s Story
Skeletal dysplasia and thoracic insufficiency syndrome led Klaire to have severely underdeveloped lungs. Expert treatment at CHOP has helped her thrive.