A Man with Muscular Dystrophy for 43 Years Can Now Walk Again!!!

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A Portuguese man who had been diagnosed with “muscular dystrophy” (MS) and had been in a wheelchair for the past 43 years was discovered to have a different medical condition and can now walk on his own! Apparently, he had been suffering from a different condition called “myasthenia gravis” and with the proper medication and treatment, he is now able to walk on his own again!It is becoming a huge topic of discussion with online viewers everywhere!

Ruffino Bollego is a 61-year-old man who lives in the southeastern part of Portugal his entire life and was diagnosed with muscular dystrophy at a hospital in Lisbon at the age of 13 and had been consigned to using a wheelchair for over four decades.

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In 2010, a neurologist diagnosed “myasthenia gravis”.

In 2010, a neurologist examined Mr. Borrego again and determined that he had been misdiagnosed and was actually suffering from a medical condition called “myasthenia gravis” which dramatically weakens the muscles. This condition can be treated with asthma medicine and within the next year, Mr. Borrego was able to walk again on his own! He continues to receive physical therapy twice a week since his remarkable recovery!

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This unexpected series of events is truly miraculous!

An unknown medical condition in the 1960’s.

Myasthenia gravis is said to have been almost unknown among medical professionals in the 1960s. Mr. Borrego said that he does not have any distrust of hospitals and he wants to fully enjoy his life!


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