TMA Blog

I Volunteered to Lead The TMA Nebraska Support Group

Hello, everyone. I am the new leader of the Nebraska Transverse Myelitis Association’s Support Group. I want to thank Nikki Goeschel for all of her hard work in getting this group off the ground and providing so much support during this transition. I look forward to meeting many of you soon to discuss the future and mission of our group.

The Spinal Fusion Experience

Spinal fusion surgery is something we’ve been hearing a lot of parents talk about, and we would like to share our stories and perspective. Spinal fusion rod surgery is fairly normal for any child growing up using a wheelchair (due to SCI, spina bifida, TM among many others).

TMA Support Group in Houston

I am an RN and a fellow NMO survivor. After a complicated pregnancy four years ago, I began to suffer with leg numbness, tingling, and weakness. In 2012, I spent a week in the hospital with a diagnosis of transverse myelitis. After visits with 4 neurologists, 2 rheumatologists, and various other specialists, I was still left with no answers.