Disability advocate Nicole Luongo vlogs about her incredible journey with SDR, a life-changing surgery for cerebral palsy— and how it led to an interview with Special Books by Special Kids.
SDR Update Today is my anniversary. Six months ago (on 3/29/13), I had selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery. It’s the only surgical procedure that can permanently remove tightness caused by spastic diplegia, the most common type of cerebral palsy. My four month follow-up visit in St. Louis with Dr. T.S. Park went well. He was thrilled
Here’s the latest SDR surgery update! On March 29, 2013, I had Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), a life-changing surgery that will drastically reduce and/or remove the tightness in my legs caused by spastic diplegia, the most common type of cerebral palsy. I found out about SDR last August. After getting the green light in October regarding
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” ~St. Francis of Assisi~ Today is the nine month anniversary of my blog. It is also the day I received news that will dramatically change my life. I am a candidate for Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR), a surgical procedure