Anthony Wainess, 11, of Squaw Valley, Calif., is the first person in the United States to have experimental implants in his back to help with severe scoliosis.
Anthony Wainess, 11, of Squaw Valley, Calif., is the first person in the United States to have experimental implants in his back to help with severe scoliosis. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com
Anthony Wainess, 11, of Squaw Valley, Calif., is the first person in the United States to have experimental implants in his back to help with severe scoliosis. ERIC PAUL ZAMORA ezamora@fresnobee.com

Rod implants make 11-year-old a ‘Bionic Boy’ – and a pioneer

February 15, 2016 12:03 AM