Patient Stories

Orthopaedics Patient Stories

Read and watch stories of hope and inspiration from patients and families who were cared for by the Division of Orthopaedics at Cincinnati Children's, as well as our centers and service programs:

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Brachial Plexus Center

Ben is not our only patient who is thriving years after successful brachial plexus surgery. There's also Drew, Randee, Logan, Sydney and Samantha — each of them share their own brachial plexus success stories.

Read Brachial Plexus Stories

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Crawford Spine Center

On her special day, Jessie decided to wear an open-back wedding gown years after spinal fusion surgery. Read her story and those of others who have been treated by the Crawford Spine Center. 

Read Crawford Spine Center Stories

Shannon had a periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) to correct bilateral hip dysplasia in adulthood.

Hip Preservation Program

Shannon is a wife, mother and corporate business woman who had a periacetabular osteotomy (PAO) to correct bilateral hip dysplasia in adulthood. Read about her story and other patients who have been treated at our Hip Preservation Program.

Read Hip Preservation Stories

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Limb Lengthening & Reconstruction Center

Carson was born with a condition called fibular deficiency, which means that his leg doesn’t grow normally and his ankle and foot are also affected. The Cain family traveled to Cincinnati Children’s for answers and everything changed.

Watch Carson's Story: A Leg Up

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Centers & Services

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We treat the full spectrum of orthopaedic conditions in children and adolescents.

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