General Orthopedic Program | Patient Stories

Houston girl with cleft hand plays piano and wows surgeon
July 30, 2015

Though Jessica was born with a cleft hand she has mastered piano and more. Listen to her play and read her story. Read more.

Brewing a great doctor-patient relationship
June 26, 2015
Brooke, a 20-year-old Northeastern University student from Miami with chronic health issues, loves Starbucks. So does her doctor, Kate Ackerman from Boston Children’s Hospital’s Female Athlete Program. Through their shared love of lattes, Brooke has learned to navigate the health system. Read about how Brooke conquered compartment syndrome. Read more.

How running with Team Hoyt changed this father’s life
June 18, 2015
Elijah had a rough start in life. He didn’t take his first breath until two-and-a-half minutes after birth; then he developed seizures. He was later diagnosed with cerebral palsy. His parents Brian and Leah made sure to find the best care for Elijah. But Brian wanted more. He wanted a father-son activity. He found what he was looking for and much more when he started running with Team Hoyt. Read more.

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