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Spina Bifida

Woman with spina bifida aims to be the first female Mud Runner in a wheelchair

 A young woman from Northolt, London, will be the first female wheelchair-user in the UK to participate in the Mud Runner Classic, and only the second manual wheelchair user to participate. Sita Patel, 34, who was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, will be taking part in the Mud Runner event at Eastnor Castle, Herefordshire on 18th October 2015, to ... Read More »

Spina bifida tot gets chance to walk with special harness

Little Anya Smith has been able to walk for the first time – with a little help from her friends. The Castle Douglas tot was born with spina bifida, meaning she is unlikely to ever stand on her own two feet. But a fundraising effort by friends of her mum Claire Ross earlier this year raised the money for an ... Read More »