A “Wondrous” Night in Store at Connecticut Children’s Gala

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Connecticut Children’s Gala, which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Connecticut Convention Center, will be a bit like stepping into “Arabian Nights,” or more precisely, into the Disney movie “Aladdin,” where Gala attendees will experience “A Wondrous Place for You and Me.” Among the many wonders to …

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Knee Surgery Keeps Pitcher-Shortstop from Stopping Short

Categories: Orthopedics, Patient Families
Connor Naspo loves baseball. And he’s really good at it—pitcher and shortstop are his favorite positions. But last year, when he was 10, he was experiencing problems with his knee that threatened to take him out of the game. He had significant pain all the time, and his knee would periodically lock up. His mother …

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New Technique for ACL Reconstruction Keeps Football Player in the Game

Categories: Orthopedics, Patient Families
It can happen in almost any sport. For Khyon Gillespie, it was football. He was 12 years old and already an up-and-coming football prodigy. His whole life revolved around the sport, along with his plans for the future. But an instant of twisting the wrong way in a game had left him with a torn …

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