Neuroscience Center Patient Stories
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For Eileen and Brenden, March 14, 2020, is not only memorable because it was the day the United States declared a National Emergency due to the COVID-19 outbreak. It was also the day their son, Patrick, suffered a concussion that led to a potentially life-changing diagnosis.
Selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery followed by intensive physical and occupational therapy enabled Nadia to walk without an assistive device for the first time at age 6.
Sara lived with seizures until age 9. Her family flew 7,000 miles from United Arab Emirates so she could undergo epilepsy surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Every day since, Sara has told her mom how happy she is to have had the procedure.