Daniel Cain, a 23-year-old former Arsenal academy participant who additionally performed for Comets, Hemel Aces and Hemel City and had retrained as an electronics engineer, turned a tetraplegic in June 2020 after an evening out with mates. Tetraplegia refers to impairment or lack of motor and/or sensory perform within the cervical segments of the spinal wire resulting from harm of neural parts throughout the spinal canal, as per Physiopedia.
The Unbiased studies that Cain consumed a spiked drink which brought about him to enter cardiac arrest, with devastating penalties for his physique.
Pals of the Gunners youth participant seen he was “a wierd color” and unresponsive, in order that they shortly referred to as an ambulance and proceeded to carry out CPR.
The paramedics managed to get Cain‘s coronary heart beating once more after 24 minutes of resuscitation, however his mind and spinal wire had been disadvantaged of oxygen for too lengthy.
Daniel Cain awoke after 25 days in coma
After spending 25 days in a coma the younger man from Hemel Hempstead wakened and his cognitive perform started to get better, though his short-term reminiscence was considerably impaired.
“When he wakened he could not do something, he could not transfer – he was like a new child however nurses mentioned he was following them together with his eyes, in order that they mentioned there was ‘somebody in there,'” mentioned Tracey Cain, Daniel‘s mom, when chatting with The Unbiased.
“He is progressively coming again and is bettering on a regular basis. His long-term reminiscence, issues from childhood, he nonetheless remembers all that.”
Two and a half years later, Cain is at house together with his household and desires round the clock care.
To attempt to get Cain to stroll once more, he’s present process rehabilitation with Neurokinex, a remedy for which the household has to pay 68 euros per hour (greater than 2,200 euros monthly).
So as to elevate funds to assist Daniel together with his rehabilitation, the household has began a GoFund Me.