Flexible Scoliosis Surgery Brings New Hope To Teen

Flexible Scoliosis Surgery Allows for Activities Like Sports

Christian’s parents were determined to find another solution and began a nationwide search. That’s when they discovered New York surgical group, the Institute for Spine and Scoliosis. Flexible Scoliosis Surgery Brings New Hope To Teen.

Flexible Scoliosis Surgery
Brings New Hope To Teen.

Then the family learned from doctors that the typical surgery would mean more than a setback.

“They said very nonchalantly, ‘if it gets a little bit worse, then we’ll just put rods in his back,” Kyle said.

Rods that would restrict his flexibility and bring a swift end to any aspirations for a future with baseball.

“Honestly, I just kind of felt sorry for my son,” Kyle said. “But then I was reminded of God’s grace and mercy.”

Christian’s parents were determined to find another solution and began a nationwide search. That’s when they discovered New York surgical group, the Institute for Spine and Scoliosis.

The surgeons designed a new procedure that cuts out the need for mobility-limiting rods. “They put some screws into the vertebrae and they put a flexible cord in there, and when they pull it tight, it straightens up the spine,” Kyle explained.Christian is preparing for his surgery scheduled for September 18 with a new hope for his future.

“My parents always taught me that if things knock you down, just get up,” Christian said. “So I’ve never let anything keep me down.”

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