Oct
26
Meet Christopher, a story of resilience and hope.

Christopher’s life has been a series of doctor’s appointments, weekly physical therapy sessions, as well as planned (and emergency) surgeries. This resilient seven-year-old boy has cerebral palsy, hydrocephalus, and epilepsy, three conditions that have drastically impacted his physical and mental development. After undergoing a procedure called selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery, Christopher is experiencing a whole new joy in life. 

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Aug
22
Meet Helen who is “back in the saddle” after spine surgery!

Before receiving surgical spine intervention, 64-year-old Helen, a patient at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates couldn’t walk across the street without her legs giving out from under her. After intervention from the neurosurgical spine experts and the help of in-house physical therapy, Helen is “back in the saddle,” both literally and figuratively. Less than six-months after surgery, she was taking horseback riding lessons again, walking over two miles a day, and is able to play in the back yard with her grandkids.

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