Neuromuscular Program Patient Stories

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Gene Therapy for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Cash’s Story

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia now offers the first-ever gene therapy treatment for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) to patients like 6-year-old Cash. This breakthrough treatment slows the progression of symptoms and can improve strength and endurance for patients with DMD.

Cerebral Palsy Hand Surgery: Lucas’s Story

Lucas smiling

For the first 10 years of his life, Lucas had limited use of his right hand due to cerebral palsy. A surgery at CHOP gave him the mobility and flexibility that Lucas had always hoped for.