In April of 2017, my brother, Aaron had a very serious accident while hiking in Yosemite. He suffered a severe, rare type of break of his left ankle.
This is a life-altering injury, and is one of the worst types of breaks in the lower extremities.
About three months after the accident and multiple surgeries, Aaron slowly started walking again and now, 18 months later, he is still only walking. We thank God for that and are grateful, but Aaron is still in a lot of pain on a daily basis and has has lost the ability to perform any dynamic movement.
Julie and Aaron recently discovered a device that could change so much for them.
It's called the ExoSym, from the Hanger Clinic.
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With the ExoSym, many people in Aaron’s situation have been able to get back to their pre-injury lifestyle with little pain. People who are experiencing chronic pain and severely limited mobility are now able to be pain free, active and are even running half marathons! We are believing that, Lord willing, Aaron will one day experience less pain and be able to return to doing all the things he loves so much.
Aaron & Julie recently found out that Aaron was determined a good candidate for the brace! He submitted the paperwork, videos and pictures of his leg and they said they will be able to help him! This brace will bypass his ankle and allow nearly pain-free weight bearing and dynamic movement. This is wonderful news!!
Their insurance does not cover this device so it will be 100% cash pay and will also require a week’s stay to be fitted and receive training on how to use the brace.
The cost to obtain the brace is roughly $13,000.00!!
They are moving forward in total faith. Let’s join them in that journey and do what we can to help make the brace a reality for Aaron and his future!
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