Alyssa’s Story: Young Patient Returns to Gymnastics After Complicated Leg Injury

By: John Dillard and Rick Pietzak

Alyssa Collins was just 11 years old when she suffered a devastating leg injury that caused a rare, painful condition requiring multiple surgeries. Volker Musahl, M.D., led the UPMC Sports Medicine team that helped a very determined patient return to gymnastics.   Watch the video above to learn more about Alyssa’s story and then watch WPXI’s story about her.