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Study Says Early Speech-Language Therapies May Benefit Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy, Language Delays

Study Says Early Speech-Language Therapies May Benefit Toddlers with Cerebral Palsy, Language Delays A new study published in the journal Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology suggests that early language intervention is key for children with cerebral palsy. Toddlers with cerebral palsy that are unable to speak may benefit from early speech-language therapy to help overcome […]

Children with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Therapy Aimed at Involuntary Hand Movements

Children with Cerebral Palsy May Benefit from Therapy Aimed at Involuntary Hand Movements Unilateral spastic cerebral palsy (“USCP”) patients, whose motor movements are impaired on only one side of their bodies, may benefit from targeted rehab therapy focused on controlling involuntary hand movements, according to a study. German researchers developed a “bimanual therapeutic regimen” for […]

Study: Playing Nintendo Wii Video Games Improves Hand Function, Grip Strength in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy

Study: Playing Nintendo Wii Video Games Improves Hand Function, Grip Strength in Children with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy Egyptian researchers suggest that Nintendo Wii video gaming, along with a standard care regimen, may improve grip strength and hand function as well as decrease hand stiffness in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy.  Hemiplegic cerebral palsy, affecting up […]

Robotic Arm Feeds Individuals with Cerebral Palsy

Robotic Arm Feeds Individuals with Cerebral Palsy Many people living with cerebral palsy struggle with feeding themselves independently. A new piece of technology, a robotic arm called “Obi,” has been dubbed the “robotic dinner companion.” The arm is a feeding assistance machine operated by only two buttons, enabling users more freedom to feed themselves independently. […]

Injectable Dysport Effective in Treating Spasticity in Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Patients, According to Safety Analysis

Injectable Dysport Effective in Treating Spasticity in Pediatric Cerebral Palsy Patients, According to Safety Analysis An analysis of four clinical trials reported that Dysport is a safe and effective treatment for lower limb spasticity in pediatric patients ages two and older. Dysport, an injectable form of botulinum toxin, is currently the only FDA-approved treatment of […]

Study: Upper Limb Exercise System Improves Praxis in Children with Cerebral Palsy

Study: Upper Limb Exercise System Improves Praxis in Children with Cerebral Palsy A study published in the Open Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation indicates that children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy may benefit from specialized training using a device to exercise their hands and arms. Researchers used the E-Link Upper Limb Exerciser, an interactive computer system […]

New Discovery May Lead to Brain Injury Repair

New Discovery May Lead to Brain Injury Repair Researchers in Oregon have completed groundbreaking research investigating brain injury reversal in newborns. In the team’s study, published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, scientists identified a specific molecule in the brain’s white matter that inhibits the brain’s ability to repair itself after injury. “By preventing the […]

Celebrating a Milestone: Mother, Son with Cerebral Palsy Graduate from University Together

Celebrating a Milestone: Mother, Son with Cerebral Palsy Graduate from University Together Graduation was an especially proud moment for a mother-son duo from Nashville. Both received their diplomas from Middle Tennessee State University on the same day, at the same ceremony. After years of taking care of her family, particularly her son, who has cerebral […]

Virtual Reality Headsets Aim to Minimize Patient Anxiety in Hospitals

Virtual Reality Headsets Aim to Minimize Patient Anxiety in Hospitals A hospital in Minnesota is providing virtual reality headsets for sick children to use when they receive routine injections. Caretakers believe that offering children views of a sandy beach or a visually-controlled video game through the headsets helps them relax during uncomfortable sessions of injections, […]

Pioneering Cord Blood Clinical Trial for Cerebral Palsy

Pioneering Cord Blood Clinical Trial for Cerebral Palsy According to a recent study at Duke University Medical Center, infusing a child with cells from his or her own umbilical cord can improve brain connectivity and motor function in children with spastic cerebral palsy.  The researchers noted improvements in motor function one year after the infusion […]

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