Occupational Therapy Services Patient Stories

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Amputated Hands and Feet: Chase's Story

Chase playing the drums

Because of a life-threatening infection, Chase’s hands and feet were amputated when he was 3. Today he’s playing soccer and learning to play the drums.

Burns, Amputation and Rehabilitation: Sammy's Story

At age 2, Sammy suffered burns over 50 percent of his body, requiring many procedures, including amputation of both of his lower legs. He has come a long way in the eight years since he began working with CHOP's rehabilitation team.

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.