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2013-01-10 05:03:44

Their Electric Platform Mount Parallel Bars features an electronic height adjustability with a range of 26 inches to 48 inches, along with a manual width adjustability of 15 inches to 29 inches, and a 400 pound weight capacity on the hand rails. Often used for gait training and other forms of physical and rehabilitative therapy, these parallel bars can be used for a wide range of issues including amputation, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, stroke recovery, osteoarthritis, Parkinson's...

2012-12-27 05:00:30

Researchers of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)'s Department of Rehabilitation Sciences have developed a novel treatment for people with hemiplegic arms because of stroke or unilateral cerebral palsy in order to speed up their recovery. Coined "Remind to move," the treatment requires the patients to wear a specially made sensory cueing wristwatch (SCW-V2), which is designed to provide pertinent sensory signals at a fixed interval. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012 Researchers of The...

2012-12-21 05:04:17

Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders that affects the muscle coordination and body movement of children and adults for their entire lives. Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious types of birth injuries newborn children can encounter. There are many causes of cerebral palsy including medical malpractice. When children and their families are impacted by cerebral palsy because of medical malpractice, this is unacceptable according to an announcement by medical malpractice...

2012-10-20 04:03:31

The Cerebral Palsy Family Network has announced their “What Works for CP Kids” contest. Parents and caregivers can enter to win an iPad for their child. Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 19, 2012 For sharing a trick — such as a creative use of technology or other idea — parents and caregivers of children with cerebral palsy could win an iPad, the Cerebral Palsy Family Network has announced. “Our parents and our children´s caregivers are some of the most creative...

2012-05-31 13:09:13

NIH study shows increased survival from treatment for oxygen deficiency at birth A treatment to reduce the body temperatures of infants who experience oxygen deficiency at birth has benefits into early childhood, according to a follow-up study by a National Institutes of Health research network. Children who received the hypothermia treatment as infants were more likely to have survived to ages 6 and 7, when they were evaluated again, than were children who received routine care, the...

Helping Hands Reaches Out To Patients With Cerebral Palsy
2012-05-10 12:00:58

Rice University students invent device to strengthen children's hands and wrists With the aid of multiple force sensors and a digital dinosaur, a team of Rice University seniors known as Helping Hands hopes to restore strength and flexibility to the hands and wrists of children with cerebral palsy. "These kids have a real problem with their hands," said Jenna Desmarais, a senior at Rice majoring in mechanical engineering. "The fingers and wrists are locked into a sort of claw-like...


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cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
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This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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