Wind rushing by, motor roaring, Hayden Mesler, 13, zoomed along on her dirt bike. The teen has been riding since pre-k, and the spring weather called for a spin on her bike. Before she knew it, her speed had gotten away from her and she was unable to stop quickly. She laid the bike down […]
If you ask Dr. Anthony Silverio, he’s a kid walking the halls of Akron Children’s Hospital in big-kid shoes. He says that perspective helps him better connect with children and their families on a daily basis as our newest pediatric surgeon in Orthopedics. So it’s no surprise he takes a tender, positive — and sometimes […]
It was the spring of 2018. As Rayannah “Ray” Torrence tore up the track for the Buchtel High School 400-meter relay team, she collapsed just steps away from the finish line. Ray’s mom and biggest fan, Carmon Lee, stood in shock in the bleachers. “I wanted to jump over the fence and run to her,” […]
The anticipated day of Jordan’s surgery finally came. Randy and I could only pray that God would help lessen our anxiety as we entered the world of a major surgery followed by an intense recovery.
Friends of mine from OhioCycleWorks Charities are cycling their way across the country to raise money for Akron Children’s Hospital. On June 13 – the day the race started – my son, Jake, was scheduled for a spinal fusion at Akron Children’s Hospital. The bike team decided to dedicate their race to Jake and another boy, who was also helped by Akron Children’s a couple of years ago when he had a tumor.
Dr. Dennis Weiner was my doctor who treated my scoliosis. He did my surgery successfully in 1981. I have a rod and wore a cast for 9 months and 3 weeks. I am amazed at the new technology and how much doctors can correct it today compared when I had it done. I still remember […]