February 3rd, 2017
Astounding Recovery for an 8-Year-Old Boy Shot by an Arrow
It’s a story that plays out like a Hollywood movie. A young boy is accidentally struck by an arrow and narrowly escapes death. The arrow pierces the 8-year-old’s backbone and splits his spinal cord. He’s paralyzed from the waist down, and his doctors fear he’ll never walk again. But remarkably, the story has a happy ending.
It's not a script, however. It's the story of Curtis Bressler, of Truman, Minnesota, who was injured last fall when an arrow shot by his teenage brother ricocheted off the target and hit Curtis instead. Read the rest of this entry »
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Child and Adolescent Neurology, Dr Denise Klinkner, Dr Nicholas Wetjen, emergency medicine, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation