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Tampa Bay student inspiring other 'Scoliwarriors' following severe scoliosis diagnosis journey

"Ninth grade, I was getting a routine physical exam to play volleyball and when I bent down, she analyzed my back and noticed that there was a curvature." She was diagnosed with a severe case of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis - a curvature and a twisting of the spine."

Opinion: Students’ backpacks are too heavy and why it matters

‘Mine weighs close to 20 pounds, the same weight as a large watermelon’

‘Keep a close eye on them’ (Trampoline Safety)

Trampolines make for great childhood fun. But it's important to recognize the inherent risks, doctors say.

Boy born with one-in-a-million condition takes 1st steps with prosthetic leg

A Chicago toddler who was born with a one-in-a-million condition that left him without part of his right leg is now walking thanks to a prosthetic leg.

Your Healthy Family: The "do's and don'ts" for your child's backpack

Pediatricians say overloading your child's backpack for school can cause some serious back pain or other issues.

Colona family treats twins with club foot at University of Iowa

About one in one thousand babies are born with clubfoot in the United States each year. In most of those cases, families can prepare when club foot is diagnosed during pregnancy, but for the McDaniels, it was unexpected.

Determined woman with cerebral palsy graduates after 22 years

Graduation day was special for Lademann in several ways – of course, completing her studies was one, but another was being able to walk, hand-in-hand, with the doctor that helped her get to this point to accept her diploma.

Teenager overcomes medical obstacles to become a collegiate decathlete

Schrader said that thanks to modern techniques...this surgery is now really stable and allows patients, like Roberts, to live a normal life after recovery.

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