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Patient Success Stories

Read the amazing success stories of past patients of Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

For the love of Soccer

Esteban, 14, receives treatment for at hip fracture at Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Read this story.

Alexis's Osteogenesis Imperfecta Success Story

Alexis has suffered more fractures in her short life of life than what the average person will in their entire lifetime. This is because Alexis has a very rare disease called osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as "brittle bone disease." Despite her condition, Alexis maintains the attitude of a healthy, happy child. Read this story.

Jamie, Camila, and Jose's Success Stories

The story of three patients that received treatment at Nicklaus Children's Palm Beach Gardens Outpatient Center: Jamie (scoliosis), Camila (autism), and Jose (pediatric surgery). Read this story.

Jennifer's Spinal Surgery Success Story

Jennifer just got hired here at Nicklaus Children's Hospital! Not only does she feel so proud and lucky, but she also feels very honored to be a part of a hospital where she had a serious back surgery done several years ago. Read this story.

Ashley Gets Ahead of the Curve

Ashley's family tell the story of how they searched throughout the country for a surgeon to correct Ashley's scoliosis, only to find that the best was right here at home. Read this story.

New 'Turbo' Limb-Lengthening Technique Helps Jalen Move Ahead

Jalen  is the first patient regionally to benefit from a new “turbo” limb lengthening procedure that reduced the length of time he wore the frame to only six weeks. Read this story.

Do you have a patient success story? If so please submit your story on our success story submission page.

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