Beyond Achondroplasia

Growing together with Clara

March 25, 2015
by inesp.alves
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One day of Lucas

Lucas is a 12 years old spanish boy who is crossing the lengthening process. This is a short film about one of his days. He is brave. He makes others feel braver… No need of translation.   Some words from … Continue reading

February 19, 2015
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A silent risk in limb lengthening surgery – Fat embolism

Adipocytes, also known as fat cells, are the cells that primarily compose adipose tissue, specialized in storing energy as fat. Bone marrow is the flexible tissue in the interior of long bones. The two types of bone marrow are “red marrow”, which … Continue reading

December 2, 2013
by inesp.alves
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Getting up by herself!

Some days before, Clara supported herself in a 20 cm cube at the nursery. And to celebrate and remember her 15th month, Clara gave a huge moment to us all! She got up, using the TV table, much higher than … Continue reading

November 25, 2013
by inesp.alves
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Standing up

One of Clara´s latest conquest is her maintaining leg strength! While trying to climb to some point, now she can, for some seconds, to keep herself in that position. So good! I enjoy each day more this “step my step” capture … Continue reading

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