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Joe was involved in a motor vehicle accident on 24 June 2013. He was hit by a person under the influence of alcohol at a robot. Joe sustained a head injury as well as a spinal cord injury.
Despite his disability and obsticles along thiese 5 years. Joe is an inspiration to his family and friends and people he meets with a smile on his face and a fighting spirit, He has adapted to a strict excersise program withe a personal assistant training Joe every day. He has reach a point where he has built up his upper body where it has gained muscle and strength and mobility. He now wants to pursue his dream to walk again.
The treatment includes stem cell therapy and an epidural stimulator will be inserted into his lower back. The stimulator assists with leg movement with assistance and extensive rehab therapy and he will likely walk with a walker. This would be a dream come true for Joe after so many years be able to walk. It will improve with symptoms such as severe nerve pain, blood pressure, blood circulation, irregular body temperature and bowel movement.
From being told he would not breathe, eat move his arns, hands or walk again. He was determined to work through these obstacles and get this stage.He now needs financial help to obtain his dream of walking again.
Below you will find the treatment for Joe
The potential treatment outcomes after ES and Stem Cell Treatment: improved motor function including the ability to standup and take assisted steps, improved sensory functions, improved bowel and bladder control, improved fine and gross motor skills, improved muscle tone, mass and strength, and improved autonomic functions
35 Days Epidural Stimulation Stem Cell Injections, ~100 sessions of Supportive Therapies
This protocol is the latest innovation for Spinal Cord Injury survivors. A breakthrough technology to help SCI patients recover limb movement through electric stimulation pulses. Made world-famous in 2014 by the Christopher Reeves foundation, the treatment involves implanting an epidural spinal cord stimulator, stem cells and extensive rehabilitation.
Implanting epidural electrode stimulating device with a 16-electrode array over spinal cord segments.
Fresh and not multiplied, highly viable (>95%) Stem Cells
Detox & Immune Boost
Patients receive approx. 100 sessions of Supportive Therapies that include the following:
Paired Assisted Stimulation
We thank you for taking the time to read about Joe's journey and his dream to walk again
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