Operation on hold as Kai’s brother faces tumour test

Kai (centre) with dad Brian Roberts and brother Codie Hodgkinson.

Kai (centre) with dad Brian Roberts and brother Codie Hodgkinson.

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A specialist operation to help five-year-old Kai Hodgkinson walk unaided has been put on hold while his family care for his older brother.

Kai was due to have an assessment last week – the first step towards his long-awaited selective dorsal rhizotomy surgery to help him walk.

But in a dreadful twist of fate, his family has been told that his big brother Codie, 11, has a tumour growing inside his thigh bone.

 

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