Tag Archives: Cerebral Palsy

Study: Electrical Brain Stim Could Benefit Kids with CP

[Source: Medical X=Press] Every so often, Hadley Lucca will spend hours in front of her bedroom mirror, struggling to put on earrings or pull her long, golden locks back into ponytails. For Hadley, 11, activities that other girls her age … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy At Center Of Netflix Comedy

[Source:  Disability Scoop] The forthcoming Netflix comedy “Special” is loosely based on the life of its star, Ryan O’Connell. (Netflix) Netflix is picking up a comedy series about a man with cerebral palsy that has the backing of a “Big … Continue reading

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PT Corner: Looking at the Differences between Exercise and Function in Treatment

by Natan Gendelman, PT As we’ve mentioned before, cerebral palsy is a complex disorder that comes to affect not only a child’s muscles, but his entire body and its ability to function. I often emphasize how the trunk is the … Continue reading

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Physical Activity in Walking in Children with CP Over Time

[Source:  Your Therapy Source] A recent study in Disability and Rehabilitation examined physical activity and walking in children with cerebral palsy over time. The goal of the study was to create developmental trajectories for physical activity and walking performance for children with … Continue reading

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World Cerebral Palsy Day — Is Saturday, October 6th

[Source:  World CP Day.org] World CP Day, on Saturday 6 October 2018, is a perfect time to celebrate and learn more about cerebral palsy – the most common physical disability in childhood. Acceptance of diversity and empathy for people living … Continue reading

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