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My Story: Paul Maddison, Cycling Extraordinaire

Paul Maddison has taken on a year of cycling and running challenges in 2015 to raise funds and awareness for Shine. His challenges have included an 81 mile sportive, and a 21k mud Run (his first ever!) Here he tells his story. 461 more words


Absorbing medical information at an emotionally traumatic time!

Many people find it difficult or painful to absorb medical information at the emotionally traumatic time of their, or their child‘s, diagnosis of hydrocephalus and looking to the future can seem frightening when a shunt is inserted. 155 more words


Euphoria or Ora?

Euphoria and beautiful dreams!

We woke in a den in a tree
We’d built it for you and me
The animals below cried
for their porridge… 94 more words


Many cases of Normal Pressure #Hydrocephalus go completely unrecognised and are never treated!

This eye-catching video (below) was kindly supported by Codman. It was created for a pilot NPH awareness campaign in the Bristol area where it was shown in 37 GP surgeries. 107 more words


// The Great Physician... 365 days later //

Our son Lofton is celebrating his One Year post Third Ventricularostomy procedure today!!!!!!  It is hard to believe it has been a year ago already that we came so close to losing him and are forever thankful that we still have him with us!   480 more words

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Acquired #Hydrocephalus occurs after birth and there are several causes

  • Brain Haemorrhage:
 Other forms of brain haemorrhage, including those occurring in adults (“stroke”), can result in this type of post-haemorrhagic hydrocephalus.
  • Tumours of the brain cause compression and swelling of surrounding tissues, resulting in poor drainage of CSF.
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Nike’s NEW shoes are made for disabled people!

“When we say ‘If you have a body you’re an athlete’, that means everybody.” – Tobie Hatfield

When looking for a new pair of trainers or running shoes, what do most people think about? 253 more words