Hand and Arm Disorders Program Patient Stories

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Cerebral Palsy Hand Surgery: Lucas’s Story

Lucas smiling

For the first 10 years of his life, Lucas had limited use of his right hand due to cerebral palsy. A surgery at CHOP gave him the mobility and flexibility that Lucas had always hoped for.

Finger Reconstruction: Caleb’s Story

Caleb smiling

Caleb can now catch a ball with both hands, ride a bike and button up his own shirt, thanks to a series of reconstructive hand surgeries at CHOP to reduce scar tissues that limited his hand’s movement.

Zion’s Story: The Gift of Hands

Hand Transplant Patient Smiling Playing Fooseball

Zion Harvey is the first pediatric patient to receive a bilateral hand transplant. He was treated by a team at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


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