Meet Our Patients
In 1987 at the University of Virginia, pediatric neurosurgeon T.S. Park, MD, sought to decrease the cerebral palsy spasticity of 5-year-old Sara Kate. He performed a new and somewhat controversial procedure that made her more comfortable and enabled her mother to better manage her care.
A baby's first step is a proud and joyous milestone for moms and dads, but for parents of a child with cerebral palsy, it can represent a dream that may go unfulfilled. Three-year-old Sa'Reena Kyle overcame exceptional obstacles before she learned to walk. It may have happened later than most kids, but she is walking tall now -- and quickly catching up with her peers.
Tyler King is just four years old, but his determination is inspiring. For the first four years of his life, Tyler has encountered challenges that most adults would find difficult.