Posts tagged "Torticollis"

Diagnosis Wait and Watch: Meet Brayden, He's not waiting anymore!

Diagnosis Wait and Watch: Meet Brayden, He's not waiting anymore!
Brayden’s Story We were so excited when we found out we were pregnant with our first child! On Tuesday, October 5th, 2010, Brayden Richard was born via c-section at 11:33 am. He came out screaming and hasn’t stopped talking since.  After his 2nd appointment with the pediatrician we were off to the local children’s... Read more »

Comparing Twins was a blessing: Meet Miss Taylor

Comparing Twins was a blessing: Meet Miss Taylor
Taylor’s Story In December of 2010, we were blessed with twin girls, Addison and Taylor. I had a perfectly normal pregnancy and the girls were born only two weeks early. I had a C-section because Taylor was breach – already causing trouble in the womb! My girls were healthy and beautiful. They tell you not... Read more »

Meet Miss Makenna

Meet Miss Makenna
Makenna’s Story Makenna has a very rare genetic condition in which one of the complications is progressive scoliosis. The occurance rate of progressive scoliosis in infants in toddlers is very small. For this reason, there aren’t a lot of doctors who are well versed in the latest and best treatment available.  I first noticed Makenna’s curve... Read more »
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Meet Maxim!

Meet Maxim!
Maxim “Max” was born June 24th 2010.  He was full term normal baby boy with beautiful blue eyes.  He was my second child and seemed to complete our family very well.  About 2 months old we noticed that Max did not like to turn is head to the right and his back felt odd to... Read more »

Massimo is three & free!

Massimo is three & free!
I always grew up wanting a little girl. After having 2 boys, I figured that I was just not destined to have a girl.  My husband and I decided to try one last time…..on May 22, 2009 our sweet boy Massimo was born.  I knew this little baby would be special!  Massimo had medical situations... Read more »

Krissy's Story

Krissy's Story
When Krissy was a few months old we noticed she held her head to one side. Feeling her back it felt like something was wrong.  Her first doctor wasn’t concerned. We moved to a different county and took her to a new doctor. They said she had torticollis. After arriving at physical therapy only to be told... Read more »
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We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!

We're alright, Shriner's Hospital for Children, Chicago!
As I sit at my computer to write of the weekend that ended today with a new cast, exhaustion is the first thing that comes to mind.  I am tired.  That is not to say the weekend wasn’t truly wonderful, it was just tiring.  With any good exhaustion comes limited thought process.  I’m all, I’m... Read more »

Is the cast still Lucky?

By name alone, The Lucky Cast Club, may be deceiving.  It may elude to the conclusion that all stories have happy endings with families moving on to a brace and then eventually families are free of everything.  The miracle cure.  I have been around the block a couple times and have friends who know for... Read more »

Mehta Casting Wins again!

I love good news days.  Anytime I can spread the joy of one family is a good day.  Two brave casters entered Chicago Shriner’s Hospital for Children for what would seem to be another day in the OR.  The Lucky Cast Club families rallyed around the troops and sent our messages of support and prayer. Like... Read more »
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We are THE LUCKY CAST CLUB!

A HUGE Thank you to Chrissy Miller and Chicago based Little Windows with Love!  You captured the spirit and essence of our group.  What started with a dream has grown to a movement.  The names and faces of these children are forever in my heart and soul.  I am blessed to be a part of... Read more »