Tag: transverse myelitis

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Tyler is Named a Hero by Kids Wish Network and Memorial Hospital West

February 22nd, 2016

“Transverse myelitis makes athletic boy immobile in the blink of an eye” Tyler was returning home from baseball practice when he was overcome with a sharp pain in his lower back. It spread to his hip, and a punishing burning sensation traveled down both of his legs from mid thigh to the tips of his […]

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Timmy- Hero of the Month

January 28th, 2015

December 2014 Timmy is a fun-loving and playful 5-year-old boy recovering from a life-altering medical struggle at Franciscan Hospital for Children. Timmy suffers from transverse myelitis, a rare inflammatory disease that causes injury to the spinal cord. He strives to work hard in his physical and occupation therapy sessions each day though some goals have […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.