Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2020/10/Finding-the-beautiful-swan-within
The year was 1979, and Shari was a shattered 11-year-old girl. With a spine curved so severely by scoliosis that she struggled to lift her head to look forward, she was the target of her classmates’ abuse. But then Shriners Hospital for Children — St. Louis entered her life via a scoliosis screening...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/03/Shriners-Hospitals-for-Children-feels-like-home-to-Michael
Eight-year-old Michael has been a patient at the medical center since he was a baby, and has had nearly a dozen surgeries to treat his scoliosis and a congenital condition called arthrogryposis, which involves stiffness of the joints that limits the range of motion.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/10/Ju-Anne
Ju Anne is a scoliosis patient at the Mexico Shriners Hospital
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2022/07/Meet-Alyssa
When Alyssa went in for a routine scoliosis screening at her school, she never dreamed she would need treatment.
Pediatric spine surgeons at Shriners Children's are encouraging parents to be spine aware during National Scoliosis Awareness Month.
We celebrate several patient ambassadors with scoliosis who have hosted fundraisers, toy drives and school projects to raise money and awareness about Shriners Children’s and the care they received.
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2023/06/Patient-Inspires-Scoliosis-Support-Group
Claire recognized the need for a safe space where girls could discuss their feelings and develop healthier relationships with their diagnoses.
As a physician, I am concerned about how the reduction in preventative care today will affect the state of our public’s health tomorrow. As an orthopedic spine specialist, I am especially concerned about how the current pandemic will affect preteens who are in the early stages of developing adolesce...
Patient Story https://www.shrinerschildrens.org/en/News-and-Media/Patient-Stories/2021/04/Embracing-His-Superpowers
Read about Liam's super experience at Shriners Children's
At Shriners Children's, every family can expect our pediatric spine and spinal cord surgeons to provide compassion, respect and a treatment plan that utilizes the most current clinical and scientific research.