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Rare disease focus of St. Gabriel fundraiser

Newsexaminer - Feb 1, 2017
Little Kathryn Marszalek suffers from the rare Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood disease which at times causes her muscles to not work. The St. Gabriel Parish is hosting a fundraiser Saturday to fund research to find an answer to the disease.Contributed.

Plight of adorable girl, 5, who becomes paralyzed at random due to rare genetic disorder

Daily Mail - Feb 2, 2017
This is because Kathryn suffers from a rare genetic disorder called Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood (AHC), a neurological condition characterized by recurrent episodes of temporary paralysis. She is one of just 200 in the United States to have beenĀ ...

Truman students step into medical design

News-Press Now - Feb 2, 2017
Their challenge was to create an orthotic that could be used by patients with a form of cerebral palsy called spastic hemiplegia, which can force a person's foot to stay in a pointed down position. Jeff Campbell, who has taught the PLTW class at Truman ...

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Cerebral Palsy: A Complete Guide for Caregiving

by: Freeman Miller 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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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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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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Brunnstrom's Movement Therapy in Hemiplegia: A Neurophysiologic Approach

by: Kathryn A. Sawner, Jeanne M. LaVigne
Intended for physical therapy students and practitioners, occupational therapy practitioners, physical medicine and rehabilitation practitioners and rehabilitiation nurses, this book discusses Brunnstrom's classic theory and technique. Features new to this edition include new illustrations, a chapter discussing Brunnstrom's approach in the light of modern thought and an appendix detailing the administration of sensorimotor assessment.
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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 ...

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: ...

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