Cerebral Palsy advocate Nicole Luongo vlogs about how ‘SDR Changes Lives’ one year after selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery with Dr. T.S. Park on St. Louis, on the cusp of turning 40 years old.
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
SDR Update: Cool Running!
I have cerebral palsy. This is how I run almost eleven months after my Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery with Dr. TS Park on March 29, 2013. Note: I could run before SDR.
“When people believe in you, you can do amazing things in this world.” –Dwayne Wade I used to be such an avid basketball fan that – at the tender age of two – my love for Julius “Dr. J” Erving earned me the nickname “Doc” bestowed upon me by my brother, John. Or, as I’ve
SDR Surgery Update!
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
The Power of Possibility
“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