Kuduchi is a small village in Belgaum with a bigger agricultural land. In this small place lives our fighter VIRUPAKSHA SHEKAR BASAGUNDE, a 27yr old male. He lives with his family at Kuduchi. Virupaksha comes from a family who has a few small acres of agricultural land. He lives with his small family, with his father, mother, grandmother, brother, sister-in-law and her two little girls, his whole family works at the farm. Virupaksha Shekar Basagunde is fighting severe cervical dystonia since 2010. His family moved from Belgaum to Bangalore for his surgery and then further rehabilitation. Making ends meet while making sure Virupaksha gets back to the independent walking boy.
On 10TH October, 2017, Virupaksha was then referred to Dr. Sharan and operated to remove the DBS and did functional neuro-surgery on him. From this moment on the Neuro rehab started and the family gained hopes for getting their son better.
Neuro rehab started immediately after the surgery. Intense therapy for two months brought drastic change in him. From walking with and without support, control and strength in lower limb to the clear intelligible speech. Initially he came with lot of instability in whole of the body, With no control in the neck. He had difficulty while walking and talking. He needed someone to support his head while talking. He was completely unable to walk or stand without support.
Just 2 months of intense therapy brought changes and hopes in family and himself.