Gymnast Jorge Valdés’ Miraculous Recovery After Spinal Cord Injury

By Teresa Rodriguez for Univision News

A spinal cord injury can have irreversible consequences, including the possibility of becoming a quadriplegic. That seemed to be the case for Jorge Valdés, a young gymnast who suffered a devastating fall that threatened to paralyze him.

But an experimental treatment administered by only a handful of hospitals — including the University of Miami hospital — gave Jorge a chance to bounce back to life.

Watch a video of Jorge and his family from Univision News.