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April 13, 2016 · Leave a Comment

New Surgery for Scoliosis Keeps Teen Agile and Active

By SharingMayoClinic SharingMayoClinic (@SharingMayoClinic)

Camden Christopherson is an athlete: volleyball, basketball, softball, cross-country. She does them all. So when doctors told her, at age 13, that she had to wear a brace for 22 hours a day to combat scoliosis, and surgery to fuse her spine was likely in her future, Camden was devastated. These treatments could help correct […]

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Tags: Dr. Noelle Larson, Dr. Stephen Cassivi, Dr. Todd Milbrandt, Orthopedic Surgery, Scoliosis


August 9, 2013 · Leave a Comment

Little Sofia takes big steps with the help of Mehta casting

By Hoyt Finnamore Hoyt Finnamore (@HoytFinnamore)

              …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. After Mehta casting at Mayo Clinic, 3-year-old Sofía Egües saw the curvature of her spine reduced from 60 to 35 degrees and has taken steps she was previously unable to.  Three-year-old Sofía Egües has progressive infantile scoliosis. In November 2012, despite having received treatment with a brace during […]

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Tags: 1731, 5299, 5335, 5336, Dr. Noelle Larson, Mayo Clinic, Mehta casting, Orthopedics, Patient Stories, Sophia Egues


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