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3D Spinal Models Improve Surgical Planning and Execution

Riley Jones, 14, was born with three extra vertebrae that caused a sharp angular deformity of the spine and compressed ...

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The Pros and Cons of Vertebral Body Tethering for Scoliosis

Scott Luhmann, MD, a Washington University orthopedic surgeon at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, has expertise in a variety of procedures ...

Patient Stories

Nerve Surgery Leads to Remarkable Recovery After Boating Accident 

It was a perfect, sunny Memorial Day weekend on a private lake near New Florence, Missouri, when Ashton Yates, 11, ...

Patient Stories

Ashton and Wyatt's Vertical Talus

When a prenatal ultrasound revealed that Sara and Aaron Trombley's unborn son had congenital vertical talus, they already knew where ...

Patient Stories

First Patient With Fontan Fenestration To Undergo Spinal Fusion At St. Louis Children’s Hospital

Julia Wynne has dealt with a wide variety of medical issues with fortitude and grace since the day she was ...

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Youth Sports Specialization

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

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What Is Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

View advice from our experts on a variety of topics to help keep your children healthy and safe all year ...

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Get Ahead of the Curve

Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve in an S or C shape. Munish Gupta, MD, a ...

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Competing Against Herself

Eating less to lose weight or play better can lead to big problems for girls who play sports. ...