Monthly Archives: October 2009

Fused vertebrae

Fused vertebrae

When I was 14, I fell off the parallel bars in gym class during a dismount. I hyper-extended my back and was paralyzed. The next day I got feeling and use of my legs back. I ended up having spinal fusion at age 15. At age 34, the doctors found that a bone mass was constricting the spinal cord. Surgery…