Division of Orthopaedics Patient Stories

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Morgan’s Story: Bilateral Hip Surgery

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When Morgan was 11, longstanding hip issues began to severely limit her mobility and ability to play her favorite sport, soccer. Here, she describes the experience in her own words.

Emma’s Story: Bracing for Scoliosis

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A case of pneumonia led to the discovery that Emma had scoliosis. Diligence in adhering to her bracing treatment plan produced an amazing outcome.

Izahd’s Story: Hand Surgery for Brachial Plexus

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When Izahd had hand surgery for brachial plexus, his family was consistently impressed by the care their son received at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Each stage in their journey inspired them to give back.

Madelung's Deformity: Natasha's Story

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After surgery for a rare hand condition, Natasha is back to cheerleading and playing softball. Her experience at CHOP confirmed her interest in a career in medicine.


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