Patient Stories

Walking Toward Endless Possibilities: the Story of Olivia Stamps

Shriners Hospital for Children Patient: Olivia Stamps

Story Summary

Olivia Stamps seemed like every other little girl. Then she started walking, and her parents noticed something unusual—she was walking on her toes.

Olivia’s family grew accustomed to her condition, until the day Olivia’s mother brought her along for her brother’s immunizations. The doctor, observing Olivia, said, “I think maybe you should take her to see a neurologist. I think she might have cerebral palsy.”


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