Division of Orthopaedics Patient Stories
11 - 20 of 96
Clavicle Fracture and Recovery: Jake’s Story
Successful surgery to repair a broken collarbone kept Jake’s hopes of becoming a professional race car driver alive.
Achilles Tendon Rupture and Repair: Zoe’s Story
After CHOP successfully treated Zoe’s ruptured Achilles tendon, the 17-year-old is headed to college on a full athletic scholarship.
Surgery for Osteochondritis Dissecans Knee Injury: Ian’s Story
Ian, 13, is back shooting hoops after successful osteochondritis dissecans knee surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.
ACL Surgery at the Middleman Family Pavilion: Liam’s Story
When 12-year-old Liam tore his ACL playing basketball, his family found the best-in-nation orthopaedic care he needed, conveniently close to home.
Coming Back After Concussion: Max’s Story
Teen makes full recovery after concussion, thanks to supportive care and innovative approach at CHOP.
Living an Active Lifestyle After Scoliosis Surgery: Kristi’s Story
Scoliosis surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia allowed Kristi to keep up her active lifestyle in ways she never thought possible.
Hyperinsulinism and Kabuki Syndrome: Amelia’s Story
A diagnosis of Kabuki syndrome connected all of Amelia’s symptoms, and CHOP has experts to care for each and every condition.
Ewing Sarcoma: Jacob’s Story
When Jacob was 11, he began experiencing intermittent pain in his right leg. Since the pain came and went, he continued playing sports, but the pain worsened, and one night, it was so bad that it woke him up from his sleep.
Neuromuscular Scoliosis and MAGEC Growing Rods: Eli’s Story
A decade after Eli’s rare neuromuscular condition was first diagnosed at CHOP, he returned for successful surgical treatment during a global pandemic.
Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Reconstruction: Sam’s Story
After dislocating his knee twice, Sam needed specialized surgery to reconstruct his medial patellofemoral ligament and get him back on the baseball field.