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Wearable Robotics Improve Mobility in People With Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy are getting better at walking with the help of wearable robotic devices. Cerebral palsy is a mobility disorder caused by brain damage that happened around or at birth. Because the damage could be in various places in the brain, symptoms of cerebral palsy vary from person to person. However, one mobility…

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Surf Therapy May Have Health Benefits for Kids With Cerebral Palsy

If your child with cerebral palsy is growing tired of traditional physical therapy, there are some new options that are proving beneficial for rehabilitation, mobility, and fitness. According to new research, surf therapy for cerebral palsy is just one of the latest therapy options. Children with cerebral palsy may suffer from many mobility issues, which…

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Recent Story of Infant Infection Raises Concerns Over Screening Expectant Mothers

When a young boy caught Group B Streptococcus from his mother during labor, it quickly turned into infant meningitis—a type of neonatal infection. This child’s situation could have been prevented with a simple screening test before delivery to see if his mother was a carrier. When the boy, named Grayson, was born in December 2015…

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Boy With Cerebral Palsy Undergoes Stem Cell Therapy to Help Improve Condition

New research is looking into stem cell therapy to see if this regenerative treatment can help children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is caused when an infant’s brain is damaged during pregnancy, delivery, or right after birth. While there are different types of cerebral palsy, all forms share the symptom of poor muscle control. It is…

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