Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/08/Vertebral-body-tethering-leads-to-patient-doing-backflips
Anterior Vertebral Body Tethering
Shriners Children's is a leader in this alternative, less invasive treatment to spinal fusion. It provides another option for patients with scoliosis who are still growing and need surgery.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/12/VBT-Friends-Forever
Two patients become friends after getting the same surgery done on the same day at the hospital with the same surgeon.
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Shriners Children's provides pro-level care for injured young athletes in our sports medicine clinics. Seeing a doctor right away can stop an injury from getting worse and help avoid long-lasting damage.
Patient Seth and family consider vertebral body tethering (VBT) procedure as an alternative to spine fusion after learning about Shriners Hospitals for Children — Philadelphia in a Facebook Group.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/05/Audrey
Spine surgery at Shriners Children's put Audrey right back on the cheer mat excelling at a performance level higher than ever before.