Man with cerebral palsy faces fear and swims for the first time

Watch the moment this 20-year-old with cerebral palsy faced his fear and tried swimming. The look of pure joy on his face is priceless.
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

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[News24Wire] The Western Cape Cerebral Palsy Association (WCCPA) will bid farewell to its long-standing collection doll at the end of the month.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Conclusions Children with cerebral palsy using ankle-foot orthoses had improved stride length and dorsiflexion angle during gait in a pooled meta-analyses of cohort studies and clinical trials.
Source: American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Tags: Original Research Articles Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 14 August 2019Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation MedicineAuthor(s): Stéphane Chabrier, Margaux Pouyfaucon, Alain Chatelin, Yannick Bleyenheuft, Joel Fluss, Vincent Gautheron, Christopher J Newman, Guillaume Sébire, Patrick Van Bogaert, Carole Vuillerot, Sylvain Brochard, Mickael DinomaisAbstractCerebral palsy (CP), an umbrella term for a developmental motor disorder caused by early brain injury (EBI)/interference, remains debated. In this essay, we present a narrative, beginning with the original anatomical-clinical description of the so-called paralysie cong&eacu...
Source: Annals of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine - Category: Rehabilitation Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Paediatrics II Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Paediatrics II Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Nutritional assessment II Source Type: research
Source: Clinical Nutrition - Category: Nutrition Authors: Tags: Nutrition and chronic disease I Source Type: research
Abstract Introduction: This audit aimed to increase understanding of the long-term outcomes of evidence-based medical and surgical interventions to improve gross motor function in children and adolescents with Cerebral Palsy. Methods: Retrospective audit of a birth cohort (2000-2009) attending a tertiary service in Western Australia. Results: The cohort comprises 771 patients aged 8 to 17 years. Percentage of children receiving no Botulinum Toxin treatments in each Gross Motor Functional Classification System level was: I: 40%, II: 26%, III: 33%, IV: 28% and V: 46%. Of the total cohort, 53% of children rece...
Source: Disability and Rehabilitation - Category: Rehabilitation Authors: Tags: Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
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Source: Developmental Neurorehabilitation - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is a permanent motor disorder that occurs at birth or during early infancy. Despite advances in foetal and maternal medicine, the incidence of CP remains high. Hippotherapy has gradually been recognised as an excellent rehabilitation tool for children with CP. However, a scientific basis for how it achieves long-term functional improvements or provides additional benefits to patients’ caregivers remains unknown. Objectives: We performed a prospective trial to determine how hippotherapy affects the gross motor and gait functions in children with CP and how it may also impact the qualit...
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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