Tag Archives: CP

Orthotics Breakthrough Helps Children with CP Walk & Play

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Children with Cerebral Palsy have more energy to play and be physically active for longer thanks to specially designed orthotics. Researchers have confirmed that adapting splints in combination with the footwear used by disabled children to help … Continue reading

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Hand Motor Function in Unilateral CP – Benefits of Peer Interaction

[Source: Your Therapy Source] Therapeutic activities for children with unilateral cerebral palsy are often suggested to help improve hand motor function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy. A recent study indicated that there are benefits to child-to-child interaction when it … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy: Study of Baby Steps Could Lead to Better Treatments

[Source:  Medical X-Press] Understanding the progression from the stepping reflex to independent walking could help find new therapies for children with cerebral palsy (CP) – a movement disability caused by brain damage before, during or shortly after birth. A baby’s … Continue reading

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Companies Under Fire For Hawking Fake Autism, Cerebral Palsy Treatments

[Source: Disability Scoop] Federal officials are taking action against a doctor and two companies for charging thousands of dollars for therapies they “deceptively” claimed could treat autism, cerebral palsy and other conditions. The Federal Trade Commission said that Dr. Bryn … Continue reading

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