A sophomore at Lisbon’s David Anderson High School, Isabella Cornwell plays the flute in the marching band, dances and acts in school plays. She looks like the picture of health, but her appearance belies a debilitating lifelong battle with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA). Isabella’s mom, Virginia Barborak, first noticed something was amiss when Isabella was […]
Why are growth plates such a big deal?
If you’re familiar with the lyrics to the children’s song, Dem Bones, then you probably already know the knee bone is connected to the thigh bone. But did you know the thigh bone is one of the 4 long bones in the body (along with the bones in the lower leg/shin and upper arm and […]