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Advanced MRI Method Sheds Light on Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatment

Advanced MRI Method Sheds Light on Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatment

  Conventional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is often used to examine the brain and diagnose cerebral palsy. In fact, for years, conventional MRI has been a standard and important diagnostic tool — but did you know that it isn’t able to detect certain aspects of the brain? A recent study published in BioMed Research International more…


ABC’s New Show ‘Speechless’ Is Even More Important Than You Think — and Here’s Why

ABC’s New Show ‘Speechless’ Is Even More Important Than You Think — and Here’s Why

Image Source: (ABC/Image Group LA/CC by-ND 2.0)   If you’re a fan of heart-warming comedies – especially ones starring Minnie Driver – you might want to tune into ABC later this month. “Speechless” is a brand-new show in which Minnie plays Maya DiMeo, a determined mom looking out for her family of 5 and tackling more…


Kinesio Taping: A Breakthrough Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy

Kinesio Taping: A Breakthrough Treatment for Children with Cerebral Palsy

  Postural control is an essential part of development for children with cerebral palsy. Maintaining equilibrium not only improves orientation and balance when sitting or standing – equilibrium is, in fact, a huge factor in motor function. Yet postural performance is very complex, and the required therapy or control might take several different forms. In more…


The Truth Behind ‘Birth Injuries’: 5 Common Medical Malpractices

The Truth Behind ‘Birth Injuries’: 5 Common Medical Malpractices

  The complications that can occur at birth are as endless as they are different. Delivering a baby is one of the most delicate procedures that a doctor can perform. But, worryingly, some methods used during the birthing process don’t reflect this attention to delicacy. Of course, many problems at birth are due to unfortunate more…


GoFundMe Site Helps Mother Raise $10,000 to Watch Her Olympian Daughter Compete in Rio

GoFundMe Site Helps Mother Raise $10,000 to Watch Her Olympian Daughter Compete in Rio

  Ever since 2009, when crowdfunding truly rose to prominence, websites like Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and GoFundMe have been making dreams come true for millions and millions of people in the U.S. and around the world. And now, thanks largely in part to the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, yet another dream is coming into fruition, as single more…


Robotic Technology: An Inventive Solution for Cerebral Palsy

Robotic Technology: An Inventive Solution for Cerebral Palsy

  Is your baby at risk for cerebral palsy? While some infants are born with noticeable birth injuries, many do not exhibit signs of a problem until later on in life. In fact, symptoms such as the inability to walk or speak are often not possible to discern for months or years. Medical negligence that more…


7 Natural Remedies for Reducing Pain Caused by Cerebral Palsy

7 Natural Remedies for Reducing Pain Caused by Cerebral Palsy

  Living with cerebral palsy can be tough, and this condition doesn’t mean only dealing with certain physical limitations. Many people with cerebral palsy also have to contend with a great deal of pain that can seriously affect their quality of life. On top of that, people with cerebral palsy are also forced to accept more…


Pokémon Go: The Future of Reality Gaming Excludes the Disabled

Pokémon Go: The Future of Reality Gaming Excludes the Disabled

  Pokémon Go is the latest gaming craze — but did you know that, for some, playing the game is not a possibility? Because the game asks players to inhabit and navigate both the digital and physical world, those with physical disabilities are quickly being left behind. Is this the bleak future of reality-based gaming? more…


Disabled Teens and the Healing Power of Sports

Disabled Teens and the Healing Power of Sports

  The Dralla Foundation has a simple and straightforward mission: to support programs that provide “an environment for children and adults with physical challenges to have fun.” In the spirit of this, the Foundation recently awarded a grant to World T.E.A.M Sports, an incredible, global nonprofit organization that hosts athletic events for both the physically more…