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Children with Autism have difficulty recognizing emotions from whole body movements. by Nestor L. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 03 Oct 2008 11:31am A review of: Parron, C., Da Fonseca, D., Santos, A., Moore, D.G., Monfardini, E., Deruelle, C. (2008). Recognition of biological motion in children with autistic spectrum disorders. Autism, 12 (3), 261-274. DOI: 10.1177/1362361307089520 A human point-light display is created by filming a set of lights attached to the joints of a perso ... Read on »
Using Whole Body Movement to Help with Knowledge Retention by Your Therapy Source Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 4:00am At the University of Arizona there is the Embodied Games for Learning Lab.  The lab is creating games for K-12 classrooms that include movement with learning.  The researchers have found that students retain information better when they use their whole body to learn the information. One of the lead researchers, Mina Johnson-Glenberg, state ... Read on »
Free Introduction towards a Pilates Body at Movements Afoot by Movements Afoot Healthy Living Professional Posted Wed 03 Mar 2010 4:30am Free Introduction towards a Pilates Body For new clients only,Reservations are required. For times, call or sign online www.movementsafoot.com During the Introductory class we will teach you a taste how the unique Pilates equipment will enhance your fitness: Reformer Tower Pilates arc Magic circle You w ... Read on »
Ugh, this dang movement disorder!! by Carrie Ostrea Posted Mon 01 Nov 2010 3:41am This movement disorder she acquired when she was hospitalized this summer is really doing a number on her.  I don’t know if it is her actual choreathetoid movements getting worse or if she is just growing a tolerance to her medications (Keppra, Klonopin, and Haldol). Her balance is getting worse.   So I ask myself — is it the movement disor ... Read on »
Movement Disorder Specialists by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 12:12am Do you have a specialist that you’d recommend from personal experience? Let us know by sending their name, why you’d recommend them and their location to: sherriwoodbridge@hotmail.com INLAND NORTHWEST AREA Anthony J. Santiago , Movement Disorder Specialist Liberty Lake/Spokane Washington area Recommendation submitted by S. Woodbridge ... Read on »
Drug-Induced Movement Disorders: ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 29 Mar 2009 3:40pm Drug-Induced Movement Disorders: A Clinical Review 30 mar 2009--The use of dopamine receptor-blocking drugs (DRBD) may result in a variety of acute or tardive involuntary movements. Acute-onset movement disorders arising from initiation or escalation of the dose of drugs that block dopamine receptors (primarily D 2 receptors) include dystonia, ... Read on »
Movement Disorder Specialist visit by Carrie Ostrea Posted Sun 14 Aug 2011 4:24am We met with Dr. Terence Sanger down at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles a few days ago.  We is one of the leading pediatric movement disorder specialists in the country, and we went with an open mind, not expect answers, just hoping for some, well, hope! It went better than we expected!   It was very clear that he went through Hannah’s paper ... Read on »
Resources for Neurological Movement Disorders by ChyvonneB Facebook Posted Tue 05 Jan 2010 12:00am Resources for people who have Neurological Movement Disorders: http://www.spiritedmovement.org/images/1_min_guide_to_movement_disorders.pdf (from: The Spirited Movement Foundation) Read on »
Northwest Movement Disorder / Neurologist Recommendation - Dr. Anthony Santiago by Sherri W. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Tue 07 Oct 2008 7:06pm I’d like to recommend Dr Anthony Santiago. He is both a Neurologist and Movement Disorder Specialist practicing in Washington, inthe Liberty Lake area. He diagnosed me with Parkinsonism several years ago. He tested me and then diagnosed me for over 45 minutes. He had my records from all the doctors I had seen previously and it seemed as we were ... Read on »
Yoga Therapy: Yoga for Movement Disorders by Diane C. Patient Expert Posted Wed 24 Feb 2010 8:53am "If you've been hesitant to try yoga because of physical limitations or other medical restrictions, smile, relax, and start with where you are. That's all you'll need." -- Excerpted from LIM (Less is More) Yoga If I had to choose one thing that saddens me about yoga is how so many people shy away from the practice because t ... Read on »