Pilates Helps Give Six-Year-Old Ability to Walk

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Pilates Helps Give Six-Year-Old Ability to Walk

For the first time in her life, six-year-old Georgia Farnan is standing tall, even able to walk a few steps using crutches instead of always relying on a bulky walker.

Born with cerebral palsy, which heavily restricts movement in her lower limbs, Georgia owes her new-found independence to a remarkable pilot program that uses Pilates reformer equipment to build up the core strength and balance she needs to stand. Ultimately, her family hope she will be able to stand without support.

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