In many ways, Mackenzie Boyll is an average 10-year-old. She enjoys running, riding horses, listening to music, and making art.
And on May 10, she was the recipient of the first-ever vertebral body tethering surgery in military medicine.
In March, Mackenzie was diagnosed with scoliosis, a condition characterized by a three-dimensional deformity of the spine, by her primary care provider at Branch Health Clinic Makalapa on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam in Honolulu, Hawaii….continue reading this article here
Article by: Mackenzie Walsh, Tripler Army Medical Center
Photo by: Mackenzie Walsh, Tripler Army Medical Center