Suffers from post
meningitis spastic quadriplegia, the lesion is concentrated in both
Kurdi received a tendon release operation to both the hamstring
muscles and calf muscles and adductor muscle.
After the operation, KAFO ; Knee/Ankle/Foot/Ortho’s was used to
maintain the full extension of the knee joint and to allow the child
Kurdi also underwent extensive physical therapy to strengthen the
upper limb, improve his trunk control and improve his balance in
different positions to be able to walk by using bilateral elbow
stretchers and the KAFO device.
All equipment and operation were provided by the JMF Foundation.
Brief summery before joining the JMF:
• Cannot sit or stand if placed
• Full dependent in ADL
• Can walk on parallel bars with moderate assistance from the
• Can sit independently.
Kurdi also receives the following at the JMF rehabilitation center
Basic educational training (Alphabets and numbers),