Success of Boy Born Without Cerebellum a Mystery to Doctors

Success of Boy Born Without Cerebellum a Mystery to Doctors

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family photoAccording to conventional medical wisdom, three-year-old Chase Britton shouldn’t be able to walk. He shouldn’t be able to stand, let alone balance himself as he puts one foot in front of the other. The fact that he even breathes on his own is nothing short of remarkable.

He is, quite simply, a medical miracle.

Chase doesn’t have a cerebellum, the part of the brain that plays an important role in motor control, coordination, balance and emotional function. The little boy from Buffalo, N.Y., has stumped doctors and scientists, and challenged the medical establishment’s understanding of how the brain works.

(READ the story in HealthZone.com) – photo courtesy of family

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