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Patient Stories

Patient Story: Jane F

Since first grade, I was diagnosed with scoliosis. It started off with me experiencing back pain once in a while and my mom noticing that my posture was very bad compared to other children. We went to the doctor and just at 5 years old I had an S curve…...

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Patient Story: Jules G

I was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of two, but the diagnosis didn’t really mean anything to me. I knew I always had scoliosis, but it never directly affected me, so luckily I was able to lead a normal life....

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Patient Story: Diana Shalkivska

Since first grade, I was diagnosed with scoliosis. It started off with me experiencing back pain once in a while and my mom noticing that my posture was very bad compared to other children. We went to the doctor and just at 5 years old I had an S curve…...

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Patient Story: Monisha S

My name is Monisha 20 years old from India. I was diagnosed with Scoliosis. I have idiopathic scoliosis it is a deformity of the spine and nobody knows what caused it to curve. I was having a lot of hip and back pain....

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Patient Story: Michelle Jiang

My life has always seemed to be near perfect. I’ve never suffered the loss of a loved one, broken a bone, been perceived to struggle with school, or really face any difficulty that couldn’t be resolved within a matter of days. And I am forever grateful for this....

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Patient Story: Amar Hammad

I do not regret my choice to receive a spinal fusion. Yes, the surgery and recovery was the hardest endeavor of my life thus far, but I can confidently say it’s also been the most rewarding and eye-opening journey....

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Patient Story: Taylor Schneider

My story begins in kindergarten. I was going to a well visit at my local pediatrician, and the doctor noticed a slight curvature in my spine…little did I know how many appointments and x-rays were to come after that visit!...

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Patient Story: Ava Lee

Hi, my name is Ava Lee, I am 17 years old, and I’m from Connecticut. I’m a visual artist and I love to work with colored pencils. My journey began when I was first diagnosed with scoliosis at nine years old....

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Patient Story: Noel Anderson

I was diagnosed with scoliosis at the age of 11, completely unaware of how much my life would change from that moment....

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Patient Story: Mitchell Z

When I was 14, I spent weeks preparing for a surgery that would change more than I was ready for. I had been standing a bit off since I was about 8, never seeing the issue with it....

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