Martin Pistorius Lived with “Locked-In Syndrome” for 12 Years and Couldn’t Move a Muscle (16 Pics)

Posted on Aug 12, 2016

This man used to be a boy when something terrible happened to him. He couldn’t move his legs, hands, he couldn’t even speak, and his only way to communicate was with his eyes. And he won his battle! Take a look at his story.

1. When Martin Pistorius from South Africa Lost the Ability to Communicate, He Was Completely Paralyzed

When Martin Pistorius from South Africa Lost the Ability to Communicate, He Was Completely Paralyzed
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2. Virna Van Der Walt, His Caregiver, Said That He Could Give Answers or Just Show That He Received the Information Through His Eye Movements

Virna Van Der Walt, His Caregiver, Said That He Could Give Answers or Just Show That He Received the Information Through His Eye Movements
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3. That Motivated His Family to Go Deeper and Find Out About His Condition

That Motivated His Family to Go Deeper and Find Out About His Condition
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4. At the University of Pretoria, They Confirmed That He Was Conscious and Aware of Things Around Him

At the University of Pretoria, They Confirmed That He Was Conscious and Aware of Things Around Him
Photo: everydayhealths.info
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Martin Pistorius Lived with “Locked-In Syndrome” for 12 Years and Couldn’t Move a Muscle (16 Pics)
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