Her slender body cut through the water with the ease of a fish. Michele Pease-Downey spent her life swimming. No one would know she didn’t even touch a pool for six long years because her scoliosis wouldn’t let her swim laps. “It broke me,” Pease-Downey said while sitting alongside a Carlsbad pool. “Couldn’t swim. Couldn’t really walk very well.”...
A local swimmer reflects on her journey with UCSD’s new patient procedure, reports NBC 7’s Joe Little