Doctors performed selective dorsal rhizotomy (SDR) surgery, a neurosurgical procedure that selectively destroys problematic nerve roots in the spinal cord.
Maya's family stated that the procedure would reduce Maya's spasticity permanently and give Maya to live without much pain.
The predicted timeline was around six months, but on July 1, about seven weeks post-surgery, Maya took her first steps. The little girl had been working hard to learn to walk without a walker or stroller to keep her balance. "She's going to continue with physical therapy five days a week, just like we've been doing, and get stronger and practice her skill of walking", she said.
United Kingdom cabinet agrees on 'soft' Brexit
The US would want an agreement allowing its farm products, which are produced to different standards, into the British market. A new UK-European Union free trade area for goods will be created under Brexit plans agreed on by ministers at Chequers.