Among about 100 youngsters who developed a mysterious paralysis is 13-year-old Billy Sticklen. But with physical therapy after his September illness, he has advanced from using a wheelchair to a walker and now a cane. On Wednesday he had pool therapy at Children’s Mercy Hospital with therapist Kelly Grabendike.
Among about 100 youngsters who developed a mysterious paralysis is 13-year-old Billy Sticklen. But with physical therapy after his September illness, he has advanced from using a wheelchair to a walker and now a cane. On Wednesday he had pool therapy at Children’s Mercy Hospital with therapist Kelly Grabendike. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star
Among about 100 youngsters who developed a mysterious paralysis is 13-year-old Billy Sticklen. But with physical therapy after his September illness, he has advanced from using a wheelchair to a walker and now a cane. On Wednesday he had pool therapy at Children’s Mercy Hospital with therapist Kelly Grabendike. JILL TOYOSHIBA The Kansas City Star

‘Medical mystery’ still stumps doctors amid outbreak of poliolike paralysis

January 28, 2015 10:36 PM