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Sod-turning ceremony kicks off work on KidzWish Place

Illawarra Mercury - Apr 27, 2017
''Ashton had a severe infantile stroke during a biopsy for a brain tumour which left him vision impaired and with right side hemiplegia, a type of cerebral palsy. ''A year-and-a-half ago he wasn't even walking or talking but now he's walking with an ...

Therapists trial new technique to support children with paralysis

Rochdale Online - Apr 19, 2017
Occupational therapist Katie Darrington led the new technique. She said: “We know that many children with hemiplegia are capable of using their weakened limb to some extent, but they've learned to do everyday tasks without it. “By restricting their ...

Cicatrix Syndrome in Horses

Victoria Advocate - Apr 23, 2017
This can be caused by laryngeal hemiplegia which is where one of the cartilages in the larynx is paralyzed or it can be caused by cicatrix formation. Diagnosis of cicatrix formation should be done by an equine veterinarian using an upper airway endoscope.

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Hemiplegia books

Steps to Follow: The Comprehensive Treatment of Patients with Hemiplegia

by: Patricia M. Davies
This new edition of a best-selling guide incorporates significant advances in the early and later rehabilitation of neurologically impaired patients. Based on the Bobath concept, Davies' approach to rehabilitation stresses the need to equip the patient for a full life, rather than setting arbitrary goals for functioning in a sheltered environment. Activities are described for correcting abnormal movement patterns and facial difficulties. Ways to regain walking, balance and other normal movement sequences are explained and demonstrated with 750 photographs of patients being treated.
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Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving

by: Freeman freeman MD, Steven J. Bachrach MD

When a child has a health problem, parents want answers. But when a child has cerebral palsy, the answers don't come quickly. A diagnosis of this complex group of chronic conditions affecting movement and coordination is difficult to make and is typically delayed until the child is eighteen months old. Although the condition may be mild or severe, even general predictions about long-term prognosis seldom come before the child's second birthday.

Written by a team of experts associated with the Cerebral Palsy Program at the Alfred I.
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The Hemiplegia Handbook

by: Liz Barnes, Charlie Fairhurst
Until now there has been no book giving an overview of childhood hemiplegia for the people who are most affected by it - the children and young people themselves, and their parents, families, friends and teachers, as well as the professionals working with them on the management of their condition. This highly accessible guide provides this overview, giving the background to how and why hemiplegia happens in children, outlining the different approaches to therapy, and setting out guidance on how to support the child or young adult with hemiplegia.
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Adult Hemiplegia Evaluation and Treatment: Evaluation and Treatment, 3e

by: Berta Bobath MBE FCSP PhD(Hon Boston)
The 'Bobath' approach is universally respected and practised - the two previous editions of this book have been bestsellers throughout the world, being translated into all major languages.
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WHAT IS HEMIPLEGIA? An animated film

This short film helps to explain what hemiplegia is and how it can effect people. Join this years Hemiplegia Awareness Week 2016 (starting October 17th: ...

Hemiplegia 1

The first of a four-part series for paramedics on understanding hemiplegia. Leave your questions in the comments section. Part 1 - https://youtu.be/mN3x2inB0H0 ...

Neurology 6 (Hemiplegia)

MRCPCH Clinical Revision - more videos at http://mrcpch.paediatrics.co.uk Revise for your MRCPCH Clinical exam, with videos and high quality content ...

Hemiplegia 2

The second of a four-part series for paramedics on understanding hemiplegia. Leave your questions in the comments section.