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Able to Breathe Again: Spinal Fusion

At the age of 30, Cindy Sherlock's scoliosis began to impinge on her ability to breathe. In May 2000, Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, MD, Chief Emeritus of the Scoliosis Service, performed spinal fusion surgery with spinal instrumentation to straighten her spine. Following her surgery, Cindy went on to have two children, a son Liam, and daughter Remington, and today enjoys a full and active life.

Read more about HSS expertise in spine care in our Winter 2006 issue of Horizon magazine.

Cindy Sherlock