Boy's 'cerebral palsy' was misdiagnosed, fixed with diet – Wire –

DURHAM, N.C. — The last thing Wes and Melissa Klor want to do is rein in their son when he darts around like 18-month-old toddlers are apt to do.

Just six months ago, the couple had no hope their baby would ever walk, much less run.

As an infant, John Klor failed to reach normal physical milestones and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy.

But last summer, John was instead discovered to have a rare metabolic disorder that affected his ability to process protein, creating a toxic assault on muscle and brain function. Story continues here ➤