BY. MARANGA MOSES
October 7, 2020 ………Children crippled children from Kisii county have started to walk again courtesy of a medical therapy by African Inland Church Cure International Hospital.
The Kijabe based health facility continued to breathe a new chapter of life to children with bowed,knocked and club shaped limbs born with the conditions.
Children with severe burns and spine complications and are also attended to by the hospital’s bone and skin specialists at minimal costs.
The rider in the rehabilitation procedures is that children should be teenagers or adults with the conditions lest it attracts specialized surgery and enhanced medical bills.
Parents whose children had been condemned to the disability thanked the hospital for saving them from psychological and financial challenges.
James Nyangaresi explained his one year old grand daughter continued with the therapy on a six months basis and was on her way to recovery.
The mother to the infant Silvia Basweti said her hope had been rekindled upon witnessing the tremendous improvement of her child’s condition.
She had been referred from Kisii Teaching and Referral Hospital to the health facility.
A bone specialist at the hospital Simon Oira described the child’s condition as ‘’acquired’’ whose cause was not known.
According to him,the therapy involved in manipulation and not surgical procedures as done to adults and that National Hospital Insurance Fund cover,the treatment was affordable.
Lydiah Nyanchama,mother to a seven year daughter decried social stigma she was initially subjected to before being referred to the hospital from KTRH.
One of her limbs had already been corrected awaiting the next one amid financial constraints in her medication.
AIC Rev. Victor Mose urged parents with children who had the conditions to present them for assistance and follow instructs given by medics while under treatment