Personal Stories

Francesca's Story

Francesca was diagnosed at just 6-months old. Ever since, her parents have carried out daily physical therapy to loosen her muscles and help prevent any damage. This is a constant battle as Francesca grows.

Brian's Story

Born with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy (CP), Brian did not let his disability rule his life. But, as he grew older, he found his muscles were becoming stiffer. Brian was certain he could accomplish a lot more, but knew he needed to address his severe spasticity first.

Kaleigh's Story

To treat her severe spasticity, Kaleigh tried a year of injection therapy and casting, but didn't get the relief she hoped for. Her mother, Julie, asked Kaleigh's doctor about ITB TherapySM.

Alexis's Story

When Alexis attempted to write, spasticity prevented her from making a single mark on a piece of paper. When she tried to speak, spasticity constricted her voice. Oral medications and injection therapy made her feel awful without relieving her spasticity.

Ali's Story

At 14 months old, Ali was diagnosed with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy (CP). As she grew, Ali's parents noticed increasing spasticity. "I worried that I would break an arm or a leg when I dressed her," Debby says.

Nick's Story

Nick has always been determined to walk independently. Despite physical therapy, his severe spasticity worsened. Nick's mother, Eve, talked with his therapists, who recommended ITB Therapy.

Information on this site should not be used as a substitute for talking with your doctor. Always talk with your doctor about diagnosis and treatment information.

Last updated: 13 Dec 2010

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