Tha Norn is a 30-year-old musician from Cambodia. In his free time, he likes to play the piano, listen to music, and go outside with his friends.
Two years ago, Tha Norn was in a traffic accident that resulted in an injury to his right shoulder. He has been diagnosed with a brachial plexus injury on his right side. The brachial plexus is a nerve network that transmits signals from the spine to the shoulder, arm, and hand. Injuries to this nerve network can result in loss of function and sensation. He is unable to work or play his music.
Tha Norn traveled to our medical partner’s care center to receive treatment. On March 4, he will undergo a brachial plexus repair surgery. After recovery, After surgery, Norn Tha will be able to make use of his entire arm again. Our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre, is requesting $637 to fund this procedure.
He says, “I hope that after surgery, I will be able to go back to work and make money for my family.”