Category Archives: Encouraging Stories

Profile photo of Admin

‘Blazin’ a trail’ Dad: Son develops feeling, increased motion in his legs after stem cell therapy

Four-year-old Rikky Foresman is having a lot of firsts. Last week, Rikky, his parents and three older siblings traveled to a women and children’s hospital in Tijuana, Mexico, for stem cell therapy to treat his spina bifida myelomeningocele. “This hospital has this ‘beacon factor,’ ” said Rikky’s father, Rik Foresman, of Old Lycoming Township, as he described the process to

» Read more