Diagnosis of the child
cerebral spastic infantile paralysis
Spastic cerebral palsy is a developmental disorder caused by damage to the brain before birth, during delivery, or within the first few years of life. This condition prevents the normal development of motor function. Spastic CP is characterized by jerky movements, muscle tightness and joint stiffness.
The purpose of the collection
surgery at children’s orthopedic institute of G.I. Turner of the Russian Federation
History of the child
Nine-year-old Maxim Shakhovsky has a serious diagnosis: cerebral palsy (cerebral spastic infantile paralysis).
It sounded as a sentence. But the family began a fight for their son. Maxim completed courses of rehabilitation, therapy, special treatment. All this brings temporary improvements.
This december the boy had a consultation at children’s orthopedic institute of G.I. Turner of the Russian Federation. Doctors can help Maxim. He needed an operation (flexor-lengthening of a crurae, two-pronged). Otherwise he will be able to stand on bended knee as now.
« We had a consultation at children’s orthopedic institute of G.I. Turner of the Russian Federation and doctors are ready to maintain an operation. However the cost of operation and subsequent rehabilitation are too high – 5 794 USD. For us it is very difficult to pay the treatment of our son», — Maxim’s mother shares.
Let’s help Maxim!
Thank you in advance!
Collecting is closed (08.04.2021).