rehabilitation

Tesa Ramsay

Tesa Ramsay

When 17-year-old Tesa Ramsay learned she had Crohn’s disease and juvenile arthritis she was determined not to let it end her passion for dancing. Thanks to the care she received from the IWK and her local hospital, she continues to soar across the stage. Let’s meet this inspiring young lady.  

Alyssa Sippley

Alyssa Sippley

The story of strep bacterial patient, Alyssa Sippley, has touched people around the world.

Andie Grant

Andie Grant

Andie’s family became very concerned when she developed foot pain that would not go away. It was so severe that for months she was not able to do what she loves most – dance.

Isaac Fraser

Isaac Fraser

Isaac was born with a rare form of congenital muscular dystrophy (MD). Thanks to donors, he now has access to leading-edge equipment and the expertise of IWK care teams – all working together to help him live a fulfilling life.

Caden Flynn

Caden Flynn

Caden is a 14-year-old IWK patient with big dreams. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy when he was just a baby, this condition causes him frequent challenges with his muscle tone and mobility. He says living with a disability has opened more doors for him than it’s closed.

Gabryelle Newcombe

Gabryelle Newcombe

At four weeks old, a sweat test at the IWK determined that baby Gabryelle had cystic fibrosis, a disease that affects the digestive system and lungs.

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