01 Jun STORY: NBA Announcer Chris Carrino: My Battle Against FSHD Muscular Dystrophy
Somewhere in between, I was diagnosed with fascio scapulo humeral dystrophy or FSHD for short, a form of muscular dystrophy.
FSHD is a thief in the night, slowly robbing you of your ability to use your arms and legs and even to smile the way you want to. I was born with it, but didn’t know it until my college years. That’s when I started to lose some of the athleticism I had always enjoyed. My running was slowed to a fast walk, shooting a basketball felt like shooting a medicine ball, and I started falling every now and then…
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