Support to save Luke and Jack’s little legs

8 Dec 2017

Five-year-old twins Luke and Jack have received support from pensions administrator MyCSP towards life changing surgery.

Born prematurely, both boys have spastic diplegia cerebral palsy resulting in intense tightness in their lower legs. Sadly, this condition is deteriorating and is now seriously threatening their mobility. Luke and Jack’s family are fundraising for them to have Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy (SDR) surgery at Alder Hey hospital, along with the necessary long term rehabilitation and required equipment; potentially life changing treatments for the boys. MyCSP has contributed £300.

David Boardman, communications director, MyCSP said: “We launched the MyCSP community fund to support local causes. The potential for the treatment to dramatically alter these young boys’ lives is huge. We wish the whole family the very best in their fundraising efforts.”

Luke and Jack’s parents, Andrea and John Hickey commented: “SDR is the only option that our sons have to do all the things most of us take for granted. Maintaining as much independent mobility as possible is essential in ensuring they lead as normal a life as possible. Luke and Jack are wonderful boys; full of smiles and laughter. With the treatment our boys require not available on the NHS, our only option has been to launch this fundraising campaign.”

If you would like to make a donation towards life changing treatment for Luke and Jack, please visit: https://just4children.org/children-helped2017/save-lukes-and-jacks-little-legs/

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