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What’s athetoid or dyskinetic cerebral palsy? | - Helping Parents Combat Cerebral Palsy by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Sep 2008 1:38pm Link: What’s athetoid or dyskinetic cerebral palsy? | - Helping Parents Combat Cerebral Palsy.  A great article about athetoid or dyskinetic cerebral palsy Read on »
What Is Cerebral Palsy? What Causes Cerebral Palsy? by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 11 Jun 2009 6:02pm This is a great article about Cerebral Palsy What Is Cerebral Palsy? What Causes Cerebral Palsy? Read on »
Doctors in Germany Claim Major Breakthrough in Treating/Curing Child with Cerebral Palsy Using Stem Cells by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 26 May 2013 10:24pm The boy had been given injections of umbilical cord blood and his symptoms improved tremendously from being in a vegetable state.  Now he has been able to learn how to talk and to move.   The umbilical blood used was his own, stored from the time of his birth.  The chances of survival were minimal but it appears this treatment of the chil ... Read on »
Prevalence and functioning of children with cerebral palsy in four areas of the United States in 2006: A report from the Autism by Kev Leitch Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 15 Feb 2011 7:21pm Most of what we hear (especially on this blog and other autism focused sources) about the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) is, well, autism related. Mostly we get the prevalence estimates for the CDC from this source. Sometimes I admit, I forget that “and Developmental Disabilities” is in there. A recent ... Read on »
Hydranencephaly and Cerebral Palsy by Ali Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 3:07pm I remember one of the first bits of information I found in the beginning on theRays of Sunshineweb page, one of the many that stayed in my mind over the past year, was that hydranencephaly would be easier to explain by just saying that Brayden has Cerebral Palsy ( CP ). I never researched how much truth was in this statement until the last week or ... Read on »
Cerebral Palsy Malpractice Litigation - Herve Leger Skirt by footbalallad Posted Sat 02 Mar 2013 5:17am During the birthing process a doctors mistake can have particularly harmful effects on the newborn, one of which is cerebral palsy Herve Leger Clothing. The doctors deviation may give rise to a cerebral palsy malpractice lawsuit brought by the infants family on his behalf. Here are some important things to know about cerebral pal ... Read on »
For parents: my cerebral palsy by David Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 3:01pm 1 Comment I have decided to share a little about my cerebral palsy because I see that parents of young children with CP have so many questions. I had been reluctant to share too much personal information, because I don't want it to detract from what's really important - namely, that people are people, disability is part of human diversity, and that I th ... Read on »
Treatments for Cerebral Palsy by Better Health Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of treatments and procedures that are commonly used to treat Cerebral Palsy: Anticonvulsants Behavioral therapy Botox Injection Brace Braces Counseling Heel Cord Lengthening Mechanical aids Occupational Therapy Physical Therapy Psychotherapy Speech Therapy Surgery Wheelchair These are j ... Read on »
Visual Dysfunction and Cerebral Palsy by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 25 Jun 2012 9:30am A study in Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology reports on visual dysfunction in children with cerebral palsy.  Since 60-70% of children with cerebral palsy have cerebral visual impairment, this study wanted to explore the visual dysfunction further.  One hundred twenty nine patients with cerebral palsy ranging in age from 3 months to ... Read on »
Tests & Diagnostics for Cerebral Palsy by Health Team Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 4:41pm Here is a list of some of the common tests and diagnostics for Cerebral Palsy: Motor skill Reflex Of course, these are just some of the common tests and diagnostics for Cerebral Palsy. You can connect with experts and other people who have Cerebral Palsyin the Wellsphere communities. If you're interested in finding more information ... Read on »