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Pediatric Rheumatology Success Stories

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

Alexandra's Arthritis Success Story

​When she was 7 years old, Alexandra started experiencing pain, especially in her feet. At first, her parents thought maybe it was growing pains, or perhaps related to playing sports. It soon became clear that Alexandra had something much more serious when the pain became too much for her to even walk. Read this story.

Ricky's Success Story

Ricky was right in the middle of an extremely active and athletic childhood when he awoke one morning with surprising stiffness and pain in his lower legs. Under the care of the Nicklaus Children's Division of Rheumatology, Ricky began treatments with medications and regular physical therapy that helped him regain function lost as a result of his arthritic flareups. 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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To learn more about the services offered or to schedule an appointment,
please call 786-624-2778.

Service Locations

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Nicklaus Children's Aventura Care Center
20295 NE 29th Place
Suite 300
Aventura, FL 33180

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Nicklaus Children's Dan Marino Outpatient Center
2900 S. Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL 33331

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Nicklaus Children's Hospital Main Campus & Emergency
3100 SW 62nd Avenue
Miami, FL 33155

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Nicklaus Children's Miramar Outpatient Center
12246 Miramar Parkway
Miramar Square
Miramar, FL 33025


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