Fishers teen battles tansverse myelitis

“We think he has a lot further to go and a lot of strengthening he needs to do,” Maranda said. “We researched this like crazy, reached out to other people that have it. We also have the challenge is our family is more minded in natural medicine whenever possible. Our biggest spike through it is doctors with medicine.”

The family recently spent time at the Kennedy Krieger Institute, which works closely with John Hopkins. It uses electrical stimulation and is more adept at treating the disease than other hospitals the family has visited.

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