Huoy is a 18-year-old garment factory worker. Huoy has two brothers and one sister. Currently, Huoy lives with her mother who grows and sells vegetables. In her free time, Huoy helps her mom with housework and spends time on social media.
In mid-December 2021, Huoy was in motorbike accident and fractured her left forearm. At a local hospital, she had a screw and plate fixed to the bone to heal her fracture. Now, The fracture has healed but she still have pain, and she is afraid it will get worse and affect her work.
Fortunately, surgeons at our medical partner, Children’s Surgical Centre (CSC), can help. On January 12th, Huoy will undergo a fracture hardware removal procedure, which will cost $304. Removal of the hardware will reduce pain, reduce risk of infection, and improve mobility and use of her arm.
Huoy shared, “After the plate and screw are removed, I hope I can move my arm and work comfortably.”
Huoy is a 18-year-old garment factory worker. Huoy has two brothers and one sister. Currently, Huoy lives with her mother who grows and sell...
Huoy underwent fracture repair surgery.
Huoy traveled one and a half hours from her home in Kandal province for a surgical procedure to remove the hardware from her forearm fracture. She will undergo a short period of antibiotics to reduce the chance of infection, and start physiotherapy to gain strength and flexion in her arm. She plans to work very hard at rehabilitation to return to her regular activity as soon as possible which will take approximately six weeks. It is important for her to return to work full-time to financially help her mother.
Huoy said: “I would like to say thank you to all staff at CSC that helped to do surgery for my arm and took care of me. I had many surgeons from other countries work together. All the staff work with a smile and are friendly. They take care of patients like it is their family.”
Huoy traveled one and a half hours from her home in Kandal province for a surgical procedure to remove the hardware from her forearm fractur...