Division of Orthopaedics Patient Stories
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Idiopathic Scoliosis: Gina's Story
A back brace kept Gina's idiopathic scoliosis in check for years until a growth spurt at age 15. That's when her family sought surgical help from spine experts at CHOP.
Leg Deformity: Matthew's Story
Born with a congenital condition that causes an irregular angle of growth to his lower legs and uneven lengths, Matthew Emerick found help from CHOP orthopaedist Richard S. Davidson, MD.
Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome and Congenital Scoliosis: Keegan's Story
Born with severe chest and spine deformities, Keegan's future looked dim until his parents found Robert M. Campbell, MD, and the innovative VEPTR device he created.
Thoracic Insufficiency Syndrome and Early-Onset Scoliosis: Salma's Story
Diagnosed with severe scoliosis and thoracic insufficiency syndrome, Salma traveled from the Middle East to Children's Hospital for life-saving VEPTR treatment.
Li-Fraumeni Syndrome and Osteosarcoma: Court's Story
Court has a genetic condition causes tumors and has lost their mom and sister to cancer. After battling the disease, Court is aiming for a degree in social work.
Ewing Sarcoma: Malcolm's Story
Malcolm was just 11 when he started to feel pain in his hip. A few months later, he was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone tumor, and began treatment at CHOP.
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