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Freda – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Freda – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

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Being able to have use of her arms, to be able to drive her wheelchair herself was a big step. I remember that because she wasn’t able for two or three months to move any limbs. And so, to be able to get her muscle use to drive her own wheelchair, ... Show More

Being able to have use of her arms, to be able to drive her wheelchair herself was a big step. I remember that because she wasn’t able for two or three months to move any limbs. And so, to be able to get her muscle use to drive her own wheelchair, that was a big milestone. To be able to, you know, just hold her arms up, or to breathe on her own, take the ventilator off, and be able to breathe on her own, talk, being able to talk again. There’s been a lot over the years. There have been so many milestones and we still have them today. It’s the best part of it, you know, we’re not done.

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Freda – What were the important milestones in rehabilitation?

Freda

Daughter injured in 2011 at age 17, quadriplegic
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Being able to have use of her arms, to be able to drive her wheelchair herself was a big step. I remember that because she wasn’t able for two or three months to move any limbs. And so, to be able to get her muscle use to drive her own wheelchair, that was a big milestone. To be able to, you know, just hold her arms up, or to breathe on her own, take the ventilator off, and be able to breathe on her own, talk, being able to talk again. There’s been a lot over the years. There have been so many milestones and we still have them today. It’s the best part of it, you know, we’re not done.

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