TOUCHING LIVES

Correction of a 19 year-old’s spinal deformity

Ms Evelyn, was just 11 years-old when her back started to deform, which had a terrible impact on her life, especially her education. After spending over 8 years in tremendous pain, the Rwanda government decided to send her to Apollo Hospitals, Navi Mumbai. On arrival she met with spine specialists at Apollo Hospitals, who decided to operate to correct the deformity. The surgery was performed by Dr. Agnivesh Tikoo, Consultant, Spine Surgeon and within a few days Evelyn started to sit, and after two months was ready to go back home. She thanks her doctors for always being available and the staff for a problem-free stay.