Patient Stories


Nolan’s Story

A naturally curious kid, when 7-year-old Nolan isn’t busy asking questions, he’s enjoying music, dancing and drawing. In 2012, however, then 4-year-old Nolan didn’t feel like himself. To his mother, he was almost unrecognizable.

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Michael’s Story

Michael is a happy, giggly and curious 1-year-old who enjoys finding new things to explore and climb. But when Michael was born, his parents immediately noticed that his head shape appeared different than their other children.  

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Austin’s Story

Austin is an adorable 6-month-old who loves practicing “tummy time” alongside his dog Buster and reading books before bedtime. At less than 1 month old, his mom noticed some early signs that Austin might have torticollis.

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Dylan’s Story

Dylan is a kindhearted child who makes friends easily. He’s also hardworking and strong-willed—qualities that have aided him through years of treatments and surgeries to improve his mobility after a diagnosis of cerebral palsy at 3 years old. 

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Shivani’s Story

When 14-year-old Shivani was struck from behind by a double snow tube moving at high speeds, she sustained a direct hit to her skull. The impact left her unconscious.

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Maya’s Story

When people see Maya, they see a sweet and affectionate middle-school student. Looking at all that Maya accomplishes today, many people might not realize she has a condition called epilepsy.

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Cora’s Story

Cora is a spunky, high-energy kid who loves to “help” her mother, Paula, with anything and everything she can. But before Cora was even born, at just 20 weeks into the pregnancy, Paula discovered her daughter would have a complex disability called spina bifida.

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Ellie’s Story

Today Ellie is an on-the-go middle-schooler who loves swimming, reading, riding her scooter and playing softball. But at one time it wasn’t quite as easy for Ellie to be so active.

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