Idiopathic Scoliosis Patient Stories

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Coming Back From Scoliosis: Annie’s Story

Annie competed at the U.S. Paralympics Track & Field National Championship in Miramar, Florida

Teen’s pursuit of Paralympic gold spans the globe, from China to Idaho, and eventually to Philadelphia for corrective spine surgery to keep her track and field dreams alive.

Emma’s Story: Bracing for Scoliosis

patient with doll wearing brace

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

Scoliosis: Courtney’s Story

Courtney Dancing

At the age of 12, Courtney was diagnosed with scoliosis. By the time she turned 17, she needed surgery. Dr. Sankar performed a posterior spinal fusion with instrumentation that allowed Courtney to get back to dancing and compete nationally eight months after surgery.