Woman who wanted an amputation says other leg now paralysed

Woman who wanted an amputation says other leg now paralysed
 

A woman who fought to have her left leg amputated says her remaining leg is now paralysed following the operation.
Jess Laughton, 24, has a syndrome which means if "someone just blew" on her foot, it caused excruciating pain.
"It wasn't a life, I couldn't imagine doing that for another 60 years," says Jess.
Despite the paralysis, she hopes the operation will help her "get some independence back".
Jess, from Hutton Cranswick in East Yorkshire, was a competitive gymnast when she was younger.
But after she broke her ankle when she was 12, she developed a... read more

 
13 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: BBC
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