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Transverse myelitis

Girl, 21, describes agony of rare polio-like illness which left her quadriplegic – amid fresh outbreak of the mysterious disease – Daily Mail

Gabrielle deFiebre was in the mall to buy hiking boots with her grandmother in 2009 when she felt a pain surge from her…


Young Beverly boy battles rare disorder – Wicked Local

“How did my six-month old baby who was meeting all his milestones early all of the sudden become paralyzed over night? How did…


MS is a cruel disease says Dr CHRISTIAN JESSEN on his uncle’s 25-year battle – Daily Mail

However, latest figures show nearly a fifth of MS patients haven’t seen a specialist for a year. Now, a new website called 1MSg…


Turning tragedy into hopeMother, son work to help others after severe illnesses strike their family – Anderson Independent Mail

And the Byces’ only child, Trammell, is still recovering from being paralyzed from the waist down because of a rare virus, acute transverse…


Behind the Mic: John Smoltz Slides in for Harold Reynolds, Tom Verducci in MLB on FOX Booth; Josh Elliot Leaving NBC – Sports Video Group

Diagnosed at age 11 with two rare conditions; Transverse Myelitis and Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis, Arlen soon lost the ability to speak, eat, walk…


Scotland’s jamie murray and gordon reid savour grand slam success in australia – Daily Mail

Reid contracted Transverse Myelitis – a disease affecting the spinal cord – aged 13 and wondered if he would ever be able to…


Johanna Konta reflects on Australian Open success after reaching the semi-final – and can’t wait to sleep in her own … – Daily Mail

Johanna Konta is looking forward to some time with her family and sleeping in her own bed after the Briton’s whirlwind run to…


Gordon Reid admits ‘he couldn’t be happier’ after winning marathon three-setter against Argentine Gustavo Fernandez … – Daily Mail

Britain’s Gordon Reid won a marathon three-setter against Argentina’s Gustavo Fernandez to reach the final of the Australian Open wheelchair event and admitted…


Homes Under The Hammer star Lucy Alexander: Property made me millions – but I really wish money could make my … – This is Money

Five years ago, Kitty – then aged just seven – was paralysed from the waist down after she suffered a sudden and severe…


Emerging wheelchair basketball stars earn stripes at Sunshine Coast training camp – ABC Local

Dozens of up-and-coming wheelchair basketball stars shed blood, sweat and tears on the Sunshine Coast this week. Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Club brought…

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