When Dean tore his ACL and meniscus in a soccer game, CHOP’s Sports Medicine team expertly repaired the damage so he could return to the sport he loves.
When Shane’s spinal curve dramatically worsened, his CHOP orthopaedic team knew it was time to act. Then COVID-19 happened. Follow his spine surgery journey.
Rosalie had been in and out of the hospital a few times at three months old before coming to the Kabuki Syndrome Clinic at CHOP for answers.
When Bubba was born with serious health issues, his family turned to CHOP for life-saving treatment from Jeune syndrome and thoracic insufficiency syndrome.
When Kellyann was 14, she had an intense growth spurt, growing four inches taller. As a result, her scoliosis progressed suddenly to a 65-degree curve in her spine.
Paisley’s foot and spine deformities were identified early, allowing CHOP clinicians to use braces and casts to fix her condition, instead of surgical correction.
When doctors suggested amputating Thaxton’s non-functioning thumb, his family sought alternative treatments – and hope – at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
Sean and his family trusted CHOP Orthopaedics to perform spine surgery to correct Sean’s worsening scoliosis in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.
A CHOP occupational therapist's keen observation led to Sophia's neuromuscular scoliosis diagnosis, and supportive treatment to enhance her quality of life.