Standing tall: Scoliosis surgeries help straighten severe curvature of 10 year old’s spine

24 Jan 2015 8:08 AM | Molly (Mary) K. Kometiani (Administrator)
While most kids her age were outside savoring the last days of summer before school started, 10-year-old Shannon Stapleton, of Mansfield, was spending her days and nights at Akron Children’s Hospital. - See more at: http://inside.akronchildrens.org/2014/09/03/standing-tall-scoliosis-surgeries-help-straighten-severe-curvature-of-10-year-olds-spine/#sthash.3zrZEKqV.dpu
While most kids her age were outside savoring the last days of summer before school started, 10-year-old Shannon Stapleton, of Mansfield, was spending her days and nights at Akron Children’s Hospital. - See more at: http://inside.akronchildrens.org/2014/09/03/standing-tall-scoliosis-surgeries-help-straighten-severe-curvature-of-10-year-olds-spine/#sthash.3zrZEKqV.dpuf

While Shannon underwent scoliosis surgery at Akron Children's Hospital, she worked with art therapist Molly Kohut as a way to deal with her pain and decorate her hospital room walls.

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Article written by Laurie Schueler, published in Inside Akron Children's Hospital Blog on 9/3/14

September 3, 2014 by - See more at: http://inside.akronchildrens.org/2014/09/03/standing-tall-scoliosis-surgeries-help-straighten-severe-curvature-of-10-year-olds-spine/#sthash.3zrZEKqV.dpuf




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