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2013-04-05 23:01:01

Scott Brodsky, CEO of Empire Digital Products, releases a statement announcing his support of the United Cerebral Palsy charity and the importance of helping children in need. Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 On April 5, Scott Brodsky, the founder of copier company Empire Digital Products, issues a statement announcing his donation and support for United Cerebral Palsy. Scott Brodsky, the founder of Empire Digital Products, says cerebral palsy is a disorder that affects many people....

2013-03-18 16:29:47

Findings differ from previous study; UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital researcher lead author A new study from researchers at UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital and other centers suggests that preterm infants with a low-grade bleeding in the brain may have similar neurodevelopmental outcomes as infants with no bleeding. The study appears online at JAMA Pediatrics. The study's lead author Allison Payne, MD MS, a neonatologist at UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital...

2013-03-16 23:04:12

The local wheelchair manufacturer aligns with United Cerebral Palsy of Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties (UCPLA) to spread awareness about the needs of children, teens and adults with developmental disabilities. Woodland Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2013 In 1987 President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5613 declaring the Month of March National Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month (NDDAM). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately one...

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...


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  • A unit of saved energy.
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