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cerebral palsy


Swedish designer's new suit aims to improve mobility in Parkinson's, stroke and celebral palsy patients

April 26, 2021 10:57 am

The single-piece suit is equipped with 58 imbedded electrodes, which are adjusted to the user’s individual needs

World Cerebral Palsy Day 2020: What living with the condition can teach us about navigating crises

October 05, 2020 9:28 pm

Battling with COVID-19, we have a great opportunity to learn from people living with cerebral palsy, on how to effectively deal with change

Cerebral palsy: Get the right treatment at the right age

October 03, 2019 2:31 pm

Cerebral palsy is an incurable disease, but there are corrective surgeries, various therapies and assistive devices which can help them overcome disabilities and make it easier for adapting new activities of daily living.

Cerebral palsy: Surgery can help affected children improve

July 16, 2019 4:06 pm

Doctors have suggested that before the surgery, a child should be screened and evaluated to check for the eligibility for surgery so that problems such as bone deformities and contractures can be alleviated.

The Early Years: Understanding cerebral palsy

May 31, 2019 10:33 am

From birth to five years of age, a child should reach movement goals―also known as milestones―such as rolling over, sitting up, standing and walking. A delay in reaching these movement milestones could be a sign of cerebral palsy.

Mother's Day 2019: Rupali Nayak, mom of child with cerebral palsy, talks about her daughter's journey to exam success

May 12, 2019 10:52 am

Mother's Day 2019: Meet Rupali Nayak, mother of Mamta Nayak who was born with cerebral palsy and has now passed her class 10 exam securing 90.4 per cent. We take a look at her inspirational journey as a mother.

The Early Years: Not all kids with cerebral palsy or autism have intellectual disabilities

May 03, 2019 9:45 am

Intellectual disabilities may be associated with other developmental disorders such as autism and cerebral palsy or may present as pure intellectual disabilities not associated with any other syndromes. However, not all children with cerebral palsy or autism have intellectual disabilities.

Surgery could improve walking ability in children with cerebral palsy: Study

May 01, 2019 5:09 pm

The procedure, known as selective dorsal rhizotomy, involves cutting some of the sensory nerves from the legs while they enter the spinal cord in order to relieve stiffness, improve mobility and reduce the affected children’s pain levels.

Facts about cerebral palsy and risk factors during pregnancy

January 04, 2019 4:06 pm

There are many symptoms during pregnancy that may cause damage to the developing child’s brain, which can later lead to cerebral palsy. The disease is considered to be mostly congenital, which makes it all the more important for the mother to be extra cautious.

Aspirin in pregnancy may up cerebral palsy risk in babies

November 26, 2017 5:11 pm

Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that develops in early childhood and permanently damages the speech, movement and posture, vision and learning disabilities of a child. Babies exposed to paracetamol were 30 per cent more likely to have overall cerebral palsy.