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.
England beats Sweden 2-0, qualifies for the semi-finals
The Swedes were playing in the World Cup quarterfinals for the first time since 1994, when they reached the semifinals. Virtually from the kickoff, Sweden sent a long pass forward to tall striker Ola Toivonen and looked for a flick-on.
WRAPUP 1-US job growth seen strong in June, wages picking up
The department's data shows 601,000 new people chose to actively look for a job in June, after not seeking a job previously . June also saw more people joining the workforce, meaning more people either had a job or started looking for jobs.
Barca Star Confirms Offer From China
I don't know if China . "I have an offer from China and another from another club, although it is not certain that I will go". Barcelona midfielder Paulinho has confirmed he has an offer to return to the Chinese Super League .
India beats England in 3rd T20, wins series 2-1
Some poor bowling from Indian pacers, who either sprayed the ball or bowled too short, helped England in making a bright start. The all-rounder was hit for 22 runs in his first over by Roy but he showed good composure to bounce back in his next three.
Thai cave rescue: Soccer team’s perilous trip through dark maze
Sunday's initial rescue effort was expected to continue into the evening due to the long journey from where the boys are located. Several of the boys emerged from the cave on Sunday , about eight hours after 18 divers began their operation to free them.