Beckers Muscular Dystrophy After Stem Cell Therapy in Mumbai India – Video

Posted: February 17, 2013 at 10:42 pm




Beckers Muscular Dystrophy After Stem Cell Therapy in Mumbai India
He is a 12 year old and a known case of BMD with history of gradual onset of progressive lower extremities muscle weakness since age of 7 years with complaints of difficulty in climbing stairs, getting up from floor. Weakness even progressed to upper extremities with difficulty in overhead activities and frequent falls. No family history. On examination, he has grade 3 #713; muscle power in proximal muscles of both upper extremities and lower extremities and 4 in distal muscles of both upper extremities and lower extremities. He has bilateral pseudohypertrophy of calf muscles and walks on toes. Neurologically, he is hypotonic and hyporeflexic. Functionally, he is independent in most of the ADL, needs assistance in lower body dressing. On FIM he score 109. After Stem Cell Treatment 1. Reports overall feeling of freshness and energetic. 2. Can manage to walk on heels. Earlier he would walk on toes. 3. Posture has improved. Earlier he would walk with lordosis. 4. Earlier he would need maximum support for stair climbing from both railing and one hand on knee, now only uses railing to climb stairs. 5. Stamina has improved and he has increased level of confidence. 6. Sit to stand and stand to sit transfers requires less efforts. 7. Can perform overhead activities with ease and maintains for a longer time. 8. Is more active than before. 9. Speech is clear and loud followed by deep inhalation and slow rate with prolongation technique. 10. Secondary behaviors also reduced like reduced ...

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