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After a long period of physical and emotional pain caused by a spinal cord disease, a little girl is now on the road to a remarkable recovery.Eleven-year-old Afeefah, in August of 2010, was already experiencing problems controlling her bladder and suddenly developed a limp in her gait.This caused her to drag her feet as she tried to move from one place to another and in January,NBA Throwback Jerseys, 2011, she ceased walking completely.Kaieteur News understands that the little girl was then confined to a wheelchair since she was unable to bear her body weight and could not attend school for a year. As a result of her illness, Afeefah was also unable to sit the Grade Six assessment to secure a place at secondary level institution.Eleven-year-old Afeefah (centre) surrounded by her parents after a successful surgeryHer parents explained that she cried every night before going to sleep because she did not understand what was happening to her body.Reports are that several doctors advised that she was simply “going through a phase which would soon end”, but the situation worsened.Afeefah’s first Magnetic Resonance Imagery (MRI) examination was conducted in February 2011 but the results were not 100 percent clear; however, a small growth was seen in her spine.When the second MRI was done in July of this year,http://www.soccerpro.us.com/Mexico/, the tests confirmed that after several years of suffering,Billy Turner Dolphins Jersey, Afeefah had a growth in her spine: a Spinal Cord Lesion.After numerous consultations were made about Afeefah’s case,Jeremy Lin Nets Jersey, she was referred to the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) at the Plaster of Paris (POP) room.The Orthopaedic Specialists discussed her case and added her to a list of patients who were scheduled to have a Neurological Surgery and with the assistance of an Overseas based surgeon,Omar Gonzalez Jersey, Afeefah underwent a successful surgery on July 29, 2011.This newspaper was told that the tumour that was growing on the young girl’s spinal cord and pressing her spine was completely removed.Although Afeefah has not recovered 100 percent,2014 Olympic Team USA #44 Brooks Orpik White Stitched NHL Jersey, her sensory functions are improving daily, and her confidence is being regained significantly.She now has sensations which tell her that she needs to use the washroom and she is now able to walk with little aid. The girl is now willingly reading books and is eager to attend school in September.According to the GPHC, every Monday and Wednesday, Afeefah visits the Physiotherapy Department of the West Demerara Regional Hospital, and she refuses to use her crutches or even look at the wheelchair that was once her sole mode of transportation.
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