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    What are the physical complications of spina bifida?

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    Family Therapy is my passion, I worked at Redbank House for 10 years, working intensely with families, primarily with children with behaviour difficulties. Then and … View Profile

    Many years ago I worked in a hospital for children with a disability, many of them had spina bifida.
    The physical complications vary, many were paraplegics from the lesion down, so many were in a wheelchair, no bowel or bladder control, some were walking but with varying degrees of weakness in the legs.
    Do you have a child or a friend with spina bifida?
    Feel free to ring and have a chat

    Mary Jane Beach

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