The Family ‘Made Of Glass’ Have Broken 600 Bones

published 1 month ago by Dr. Frederick B. Covington

What would be your occupational therapy approach with these clients? Mom Lisa, dad Chris and daughter Anicee all suffer from a genetic condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta or OI, which causes their bones to be so brittle, simply sneezing or going over a bump in the road is enough to break them.  There is no known cure for OI and those living with it experience pain on a daily basis. But in spite of their condition, mum Lisa says in many ways they are just like any other family.

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