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Japanese Encephalitis

My son was diagnosed with JE virus last July 2007. He was on coma for 4 days and he was awake, he has no vision, cannot move and  talk. And then he has difficulty in breathing and the doctors found out that there is a stenosis on his throat so they put tracheostomy. He cannot eat as well so doctors put PEG on him as well. After 4 months in the hospital, we were discharged already and now, we can see some development from him, he can hear some sounds already, can move his legs and arms but still cannot stand or sit by himself and also his eye sight has no indication of what so ever. Can you help me on what other therapy necessary to help my son on his recovery or is there an institution that can help us on his therapy and other medication needed?
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Hi,
I would like to emphasize the need of physiotherapy in the child. You should consult physiotherapist for further evaluation and proper exercise plan to regain his lost co-ordination.
Physiotherapist would help him in his daily routine modification and also help to avoid disuse atrophy of muscles.
Which part of the world do you belong to?
Hope this helps you.
Bye.
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Hi,
Already have some exercise plan for him, he's schedule for therapy is 3 times a week for both physical and occupational therapy with monthly consultation to his pedia-neuro.

We are living in Manila, Philippines.

Regards.
613589 tn?1221568367
hi, im marc from manila also, how is your son po?  hopin for his fast recovery too..
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