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Amazing: See How A Disabled Grandmother Can Now Play Football With Her Grandchildren

Thursday 28 December 2017

 

From UK news outlet Chronicle Live:

 

Deb Carey with her grandchildren James and Mia
Deb Carey from Durham with her grandchildren
James and Mia, Deb suffers with a condition
called fibromyalgia.
(Image: Newcastle Chronicle)
 

Amazing: See how a disabled grandmother can now play football with her grandchildren

By Lisa Hutchinson, Multimedia Journalist
26 December 2017
© 2017 Trinity Mirror North East

Deb Carey, 51, of Langley Park, suffers from fibromyalgia, but after an intense programme has ditched her crutches and wheelchair

Trapped in a body that wouldn’t work, Deb Carey is celebrating her best Christmas in years.

Unable to play with her grandchildren due to chronic pain, the 51-year-old has now ditched her crutches and wheelchair to be able to kick a football around with her little ones.

For the past eight years Deb suffers from fibromyalgia - a long-term condition that causes pain all over the body.

Not being able to even lift her arms to blow dry her hair, she had no hope for the future.

But after teaming up with specialist body-worker Adam Foster, Deb has been put through her paces and she is now exercising, walking without a wheelchair or sticks and is playing with her grandchildren, James, eight, and Mia and Jak, both four.

 

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