condition: Tethered Cord

David’s Story

David’s family’s journey began when his older sister Christin was diagnosed with kidney and spinal issues. She was seen at their local children’s hospital for five years before being referred to Nationwide Children’s Hospital. As this was happening 5-year-old David began showing the same symptoms as his sister. Tests confirmed David was born with Multicystic […]

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Christin’s Story

When Christin was 5, her parents took her to the local doctor in North Carolina because they were not convinced their daughter “just” had the flu. They were right. Christin was dealing with something much bigger – bilateral duplicated renal systems. Christin underwent surgeries to help correct her complicated kidney condition. But when Christin continued […]

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