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DavidIt’s MAGEC: new type of scoliosis surgery sparks a smile
December 9, 2014
Seven-year-old David is one of first U.S. patients to have MAGEC surgery for scoliosis. The magnetic growing rods mean he no longer needs a back brace and will have to have far fewer surgeries during childhood. David and his family celebrated by burning his dreaded back brace in a bonfire. It’s definitely reason to smile. Read more...


TaylorScoliosis Surgery: From Tears to Smiles
June 11, 2014

When Taylor learned she needed surgery to treat her #scoliosis she was scared. Keeping close communication with her Boston Children's doctor, Michael Glotzbecker, made things far less overwhelming. Read more...


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