|Melissa's Dream to Dance|
Just4Children are fundraising for life-changing surgery for Putney five year old
Melissa is a happy, funny and very brave girl aged 5 from Putney in London. She has an amazing personality and a most determined attitude. Melissa's main loves are arts and craft but her biggest dreams are to swim with her brother and dance with her friends.
There is a surgery called Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) which, although invasive, has an extremely high success rate and in the vast majority of cases significantly improves quality of life. The procedure aims to reduce spasticity (tight and stiff muscle tone) in the lower limbs, improve mobility and increase independence.
After four years of different intensive therapies, rehabilitation centres abroad, private physio and many more, the charity needs your help.
A spokesperson for the charity told this website: "The money raised for Just4Children helps us to continue with pre operation therapy, SDR surgery, orthopaedic surgery on her calves and hamstrings, post surgery rehabilitation therapy and specialised equipment.
May 8, 2019