Ryan McLaren

Ryan McLaren

United States of America
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Burlington, VT

Ryan was skiing a bluebird day at Mad River Glen on St. Patrick’s Day following an amazing snow storm in Vermont. Unfortunately, the mountain was not forgiving that day and Ryan suffered a burst fracture of the L1 vertebrae and an incomplete spinal cord injury while landing a small drop during a morning run. He was airlifted to University of Vermont Medical Center where he underwent surgery to fuse his T12 to L2 and reduce the compression on his spinal cord.

“…to the next step“

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High Fives has provided:

Personal Training at Journey Forward, Adaptive Rowing Sessions, Acupuncture and Living Expenses (2018) PT Sessions at Body Resolution, and at Momentum Physical Therapy, new AFO Braces, massage therapy, a rowing machine, and new forearm crutches

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