“It was only a week after that I was told I’d received a grant to fund my surgery, which was the biggest relief. It felt like a massive weight had been lifted off my shoulders, no pun intended! Two weeks later I was in hospital and by chance, I had ended up with one of the best shoulder surgeons in Europe.
From start to finish the whole process took about a month, and if I hadn’t of gotten in touch with the MCF, I still would be waiting for my operation now. I honestly don’t know what I would have done without their support; it was my last chance at being able to move my arms again and get back to the life I had before.
I can touch the top of my head again, and they say I’ll have my full range of motion back within a year!
I’ve started walking again and recently, I climbed Snowdonia as a fundraising challenge! I’m slowly going back to the gym, but importantly I’m back at work again.”