• SDR Update: Pilates and Physical Therapy

    Nearly 3.5 years after my surgery, I finally found something worthy of some of my fundraising money: a purple (my favorite color) AeroPilates Reformer Plus purchased on eBay! I’ve heard about the benefits of Pilates, and I’ve wanted to try it.  I know it will work my muscles in an entirely different way. Jumping around

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  • After SDR: Touching Toes

    I have cerebral palsy. Since seeing is believing, I thought I’d show you how I’m living life FREE of spasticity. Selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery (SDR) changes lives! There is NO benefit to spasticity! The frustrating part as an adult with CP, is that doctors don’t tell you this information (many of them don’t have a

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  • After SDR: A Balancing Act

    So be sure when you step, Step with CARE and great TACT. And remember that Life’s a great Balancing Act!” ~Dr Seuss: Oh, The Places You’ll Go! I have cerebral palsy. I had selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) with Dr. T.S. Park. I’m 2.5 years (and one month) post-op. Here’s a progress video documenting my improved

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  • SDR Update: Nine Months Post-op!

    Today marks nine months since my Selective Dorsal Rhiztotomy (SDR) surgery with Dr. T.S. Park. Here is a short video I took on Christmas day: I am so thankful for all the blessings (opportunities, people, etc.) that have come into my life as a result of having this surgery. Thank you to everyone who has

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  • Dancing with SDR!

    “When you dance, your purpose is not to get to a certain place on the floor. It’s to enjoy each step along the way.” –Wayne Dyer Today is my SDR Anniversary. Six months ago, I had Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), the only surgical procedure that can permanently remove tightness caused by spastic diplegia, the most

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