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Lwanele was then readmitted on the 10th of january with neuro physiotherapy london suspected bronchopneumonia and was taken to theatre for grommets and neuro physiotherapy london adenoids. The latter was expected to ease his wheezing and snorting neuro physiotherapy london as well as open up his airway so as to neuro physiotherapy london make his feeds more comfortable. The wheezing continued and he still had it bad during neuro physiotherapy london mealtimes when he went back home.

On the 3rd “bronchopneumonia” admission he was in quite a bad state and had neuro physiotherapy london to be moved to ICU when his frail lungs seemed neuro physiotherapy london not to be coping at all. He was admitted into ICU at busamed modderfontein on the neuro physiotherapy london 24th of march 2018. Here scans and other tests revealed he was infact suffering neuro physiotherapy london from aspiration pneumonia. Both his lungs were collapsed as such urgently needed to neuro physiotherapy london be on ventilation and intravenous feeding.

While at busamed modderfontein a broncoscopy revealed that lwanele had neuro physiotherapy london the tracheoesophageal fistula recurring and needed corrective surgery as soon neuro physiotherapy london as he was stable and fit enough. The same was scheduled for sandton mediclinic. The scans also confirmed the doctor’s fears that he had tracheomalacia which could require an neuro physiotherapy london aortopexy. This is a pretty invasive and high-risk operation. Sandton mediclinic paeds ICU

Because of his collapsing airways, lwanele was discharged on high flow oxygen and other equipment. He left hospital on 30 july, going home for the first time in 5 months. He was also granted 24/7 home nurse care which has been renewed now up neuro physiotherapy london to the end of march 2019. He may need the same service beyond then. Back in hospital october and november 2018

Despite all current efforts and insanely paranoid hygiene precautions, lwanele had to go back and be admitted in hospital neuro physiotherapy london for 9 days in october 2018 for pneumonia. He was admitted again at mediclinic sandton, this time for incessant vomiting and a collapsed lung from neuro physiotherapy london 22 november to 14 december 2018. The doctors managed to avoid a redo of the nissen neuro physiotherapy london fundoplication. He’s been home ever since, with isolated bouts of vomiting but, jovial as ever, turning round and round in that little prison of a neuro physiotherapy london bed. Speech therapy

By the way, he has started speech therapy as of the 21st of neuro physiotherapy london january, sponsored by the marian rose foundation. The therapists need to work to restore mouth function considering neuro physiotherapy london he hasn’t fed through his mouth since may 2018. Also he’s getting assistance in channelling his parrot-style mimicking. We believe this is a beginning of great things to neuro physiotherapy london come in this exciting and, at times, tense journey. Medical needs

Visits to these professionals get cumbersome for him given he neuro physiotherapy london is still heavily reliant on the high-flow oxygen equipment in his home. The therapists charge extra for home visitation. Further to that, he needs to be regularly seen by his paediatrician, dietician, neurologist, neurosurgeon, pulmonologist, general surgeon as well as the ENT, a sure strain on finances.

In his 20 months of life, lwanele has proved to be a strong fighter, battle-hardened and seeming to love life. A life that should be given a chance to hear neuro physiotherapy london this tale given to him in his teenage years and neuro physiotherapy london well into adulthood. A story of hope against despair. A tale of how humanity chipped in to defeat odds neuro physiotherapy london and support a young life’s battle and victory against all odds.

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