• Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Patient Stories

    Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Patient Stories

    Our patients inspire us every day with their courage. 
    Read their stories.  

  • Is Thank You Enough?

    Is Thank You Enough?

    Kat Discoria shares her experience of battling Ewing sarcoma. 
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  • ‘Boot Camp’ Designed to Prevent ACL Injuries Keeps Derby Girls Rolling

    ‘Boot Camp’ Designed to Prevent ACL Injuries Keeps Derby Girls Rolling

    Seattle Children’s athletic trainers provide an innovative type of customized care that not only treats injuries, but reduces them as well. 
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  • Paul Excels Through His Physical Disability, Never Allowing It to Dictate His Life

    Paul Excels Through His Physical Disability, Never Allowing It to Dictate His Life

    Read Paul Wright’s story, in his own words, from diagnosis of arthrogryposis at birth to successful businessman. 
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  • Two Rods, 16 Screws, One New Me

    Two Rods, 16 Screws, One New Me

    Spinal fusion helps teen gymnast overcome scoliosis. 
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  • Sports Medicine Doctors Use Their Own Unique Experiences to Relate to Kids and Teens

    Sports Medicine Doctors Use Their Own Unique Experiences to Relate to Kids and Teens

    As former Division I athletes, our sports medicine doctors know what it’s like to suffer an injury. 
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  • Keeping Young Athletes in the Game

    See the recent special showing how Children's helps kids stay in the game amidst sports injuries and health conditions.
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  • New Hope for Damaged Nerves

    New Hope for Damaged Nerves

    The Brachial Plexus Palsy Clinic helps kids regain function from a condition once thought to be untreatable. 
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    A Rare Comparison

    Seattle Children's is a leader in using regional nerve blocks to improve kids' surgical experiences. Regional anesthesia reduces their need for narcotic pain killers and helps control their postoperative pain and nausea.
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    Focusing on Function

    Seattle Children's bone dysplasia team is the region's resource for helping children and families anticipate and address the medical and physical challenges of dwarfism.
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