Our story starts in 2011. We were sent to Dr. Pittinger for a ganglion cyst on Devin’s right wrist. The first appointment with a new doctor is a little scary sometimes, but this time it was different. As soon as Dr. Pittinger came in, Devin smiled and said hi. He was comfortable with the doc […]
Breanna Coonce knew something was up when she got home from school and saw a bunch of cars in the driveway. Inside the house were several family members, all standing in silence with worried looks on their faces. “What’s going on?” she asked. And there it was. A few days earlier she’d visited the Akron […]
At 6′ tall, 230 pounds, Gary Ransom isn’t the average-sized patient at Akron Children’s. And, as his physical therapists will tell you, he isn’t the average athlete either. After suffering a season-ending knee injury last year, this Walsh University senior is ready to the return to football this fall with newfound strength and improved technique […]
Like most 9 year olds, Ashley didn’t want to waste any time getting home from school. Spring was in the air and that meant being outdoors and seeing neighbors and friends out and about. She would, no doubt, be helping with the family dinner that night as she loves to cook. Ashley’s bike ride home […]
When Robert’s daughter, Isabella, broke her arm at acrobatics, he drove past 2 hospitals to get to Akron Children’s Beeghly campus. And from the moment they stepped into the ER to the surgery and follow-up appointments later, Isabella was treated like a princess.
For Kyle and Lauren Livengood, there’s no greater gift this holiday season than their 17-month old daughter, Natalie.