Chloe’s Scoliosis Story

Chloe’s Scoliosis Story

Chloe was first diagnosed with scoliosis at age 12.  Her initial x-ray showed she had a 29 degree curve.  She had also started her menstrual cycles a year earlier, which typically meant there was a lower risk of her curve progressing.  However, a year later she had a...
Giovanna’s Scoliosis Journey

Giovanna’s Scoliosis Journey

My mom had noticed a lump on the right side of my back. We thought it was from volleyball, but after going to the doctor and getting my back checked, I found out I had scoliosis. My mom told me right after my beach volleyball tournament and I was in tears for days. I...
Mark Rich

Mark Rich

One of our prosthetic users was kind enough to share his story with us. We hope it is received well and inspires many! Mark has been a tremendous inspiration to me and many others. I have the great opportunity to work with him and even spent a couple of nights in the...
Twins and Plagiocephaly

Twins and Plagiocephaly

As a father of twins, including one who previously wore a cranial remolding helmet, I’ve always enjoyed working with twin patients and interacting with other twin parents. Multiple births account for just over 3% of births in this country, so there’s only a small...
Mateo’s Custom Dodgers Helmet

Mateo’s Custom Dodgers Helmet

We met Mateo several months ago, when he and his twin sister were referred to us by their pediatrician for an evaluation of their cranial asymmetries.  Our initial evaluation showed Mateo presented with a mild/moderate case of asymmetric brachycephaly, or a...
Straight as an Arrow

Straight as an Arrow

Our scoliosis journey started four years ago.  Rowan was just 9 years old when her pediatrician discovered a bump on her back during a routine checkup, and referred us to an orthopedist, Dr. Afshin Aminian, for further evaluation.  We weren’t very worried at...