Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

June 24, 2014
by inesp.alves

Physical rehabilitation update

Yesterday, Clara had another appointment with her physiatrist. Four months after the last appointment, her physiatrist doctor found that Clara developed better protective reflexes and her whole locomotion structure was greatly improved. The doctor report had the following observations: -21 months-old baby -Slight … Continue reading

March 22, 2014
by inesp.alves

Baltimore corset – a case report

Some days ago, I exchanged e-mails with the mother of a baby girl with achondroplasia, that has now two years-old. This mother was extremely kind to allow me to publish the physiatrist report of her daughter evaluation. Thank you so … Continue reading

February 9, 2014
by inesp.alves

Pelvic seat to reduce kyphosis progression

In Radiopedia site you can see that in a child with achondroplasia the anatomy of the spine suffer changes as: posterior vertebral scalloping progressive decrease in interpedicular distance in lumbar spine gibbus : thoracolumbar kyphosis with bullet-shaped / hypoplastic vertebra short pedicle canal … Continue reading

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