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This is an awesome surgery!
Christine Brown (brown4@dewittec.net)
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Spastic Diplegia
Sherri Little (sherdaisy@aol.com)
Hi, I saw this message about the SDR surgery and wanted to ask you about this. I have a daughter who will be 2 yrs old 8/18/03 and she has been diagnosed with Spastic Diplegia and I am very concerned about her future. She has had P.T. just about ever since she came home from the hospital. She is getting O.T. as well. Right now she is still not walking or sitting up on her own. She just started crawling on all fours and she can climb stairs but slowly. She has an appt at the Shriners Hospital on June 13th in Greenville S.C.. She has been seen by a number of Specialist and Dr.'s and they all tell me that I have to wait and see as far as her abilities and I am scared b/c I don't know what is best for her but feel like I want to do as much as I can for her now while she is still young. If there is anything that surgery can do to help her then I want to do that but none of the Dr.'s I have seen seem to be interested in talking about it. I guess I feel like I want to do whatever I can to help her function as normally as possible before she gets to be school age. She is a bright and beautiful girl and I want to do all I can for her. Please help me. I have no one to talk to.
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Sherri, I sent you an email--
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