Cori Fischer: What Dystonia Taught Me

Cori Fischer: What Dystonia Taught Me

Hi, my name is Cori Fischer and this is my story. In 2012 at the age of 12, I went from being a competitive gymnast to having trouble walking. Little did I know at this time what life was going to throw at me, and boy was it a curveball. I was eventually diagnosed...
From Challenge to Champion: Raising a Son with Spina Bifida

From Challenge to Champion: Raising a Son with Spina Bifida

Emily and Tommy Frickey began making critical choices for their son, Eli, well before he was born. At 20-weeks gestation, Emily had an anatomy scan that first detected signs of Spina Bifida. After consulting with a perinatal specialist—and learning that her baby had...
Inspiring Stories: Stephen Kantarze

Inspiring Stories: Stephen Kantarze

It all started on a cold day in South Korea……no really. I was in the U.S Army for just under 7 years, and while stationed in South Korea in 2011, I broke the 5th metatarsal in my left foot. I wore a soft shoe for a few weeks and then it was time to...
Inspiring Stories: Bernardo Bernardini

Inspiring Stories: Bernardo Bernardini

Bernardo Bernardini has always had a passion for speed, thanks to his father who was a military pilot.  His house felt like the Top Gun set when his father had his friends over and would always talk about flying.  As a child, Bernardo would run around the house,...
Inspiring Stories: Kari Yancey

Inspiring Stories: Kari Yancey

Kari was only 23 years old when she needed a total hip replacement due to childhood arthritis.  During that surgery, a hematoma developed and compressed her sciatic nerve.  This caused severe damage to both the sciatic and peroneal nerves.  After her surgery, she felt...
Inspiring Stories: Sarah Schwab

Inspiring Stories: Sarah Schwab

I experienced foot drop in 2018 after the birth of our son, Jasper. After a long and difficult labor, I found that I had no feeling in my left leg from the knee down, and my leg and foot just hung there limply. Initially, no one was able to tell me what was wrong, or...