B.Hashitha,an 18 year young girl pursuing graduation. She was brought to THE ABILITY PEOPLEUnable to walk and stand, unable to balance herself, unable to overcome obstacles in a wheelchair and her father used to carry on his back daily to the college in the first floor.
At her age of 5 yearsherParents observed a wound in the sacrum region. (D5-D8).After Doctor’s advice she has undergone Surgery thrice with a gap of two years at the age of 7 years and 9 years each time on the spinal cordresulting in paralysis. She developed Scoliosis because of her leaning posture continuously. Failure of surgeries to her spine had left her paralyzed.
Parents went around various hospitals seeking solutions for her physical condition and the complications that arose from the same. Over a period of time she was unable to get some of the movements but still needed the support of at least 2 care givers in all her activities.
…Through continued efforts Hashitha’sparents got to know about The Ability Peopleand she was brought in July 2016. Unable to walk and stand, unable to balance herself, unable to overcome obstacles in a wheelchair and her father used to carry on his back daily to the college in the first floor.
She was also trained with wheel chair to independently move from ground to wheel chair, wheel chair to bed, and bed to wheel chair. Going througha complete rehabilitation for 15 days with balancing exercises, passive movements, stretching and strengthening limbs for their active movement. It was a combined effort of the therapists that worked on getting Hashitha up on her feet as well as to make her daily activities like, brushing, bathing and feeding independently.Having been provided with an active wheel chair and a Scoliosis Brace to support her spine.August 2016 Hashitha reached home with all smiles by her own skilfully moving her wheel chair filled with lot of energy and confidence in her eyes.
The photo feature below tells you in detail the rehabilitation process for Hashitha…