Weʼve raised £0 to My partner Silje needs an operation called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. She is living with Cerebral palsy and painful spasms in in her legs.
- Trondheim, Norge
- Closed on Saturday, 7th October 2017
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Silje is a 28 year old norwegian woman living with the disorder Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy.
Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy is a disorder that causes problems with movement and balance due to a brain injury that occurs during brain development. Sometimes cerebral palsy is noticed soon after birth, but in other children, the disorder won’t be noticed until later.
Silje live daily with painful spasms in her legs and need this surgery to take away the spasms.
Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy is a neurosurgical technique used to treat spasticity (increased muscle tone) in the lower limbs.
We have found a hospital, in The UK that want's to go through with this surgery.
Silje will be needing equipment in helping her ough an initial recovery period, intensive daily physiotherapy, and another trip to The UK to, monitor Silje's progress.
In addition there will be living costs for Silje, me (her partner) and her family during the time of operation, through physiotheraphy and checkups in The UK.
In Norway where we live, hospitals don’t have this type of surgery procedure (Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy). The Norwegian government has different views about how old a person should be in order to have this surgery.
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