The Cerebral Palsy Blog

August 24, 2014

Imagine being paralyzed from the chest down and being asked to be the first person to test Neurobridge, a technology that would allow you to move your hand with only the power of thought. This became a reality for Ian Burkhart, 23, paralyzed from the chest down from a swimming accident nearly four years ago.

Dr. Ali Rezai, a neurosurgeon from Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, implanted a pea-sized sensor chip into the motor cortex region of Ian’s brain. After months of preparation, Ian’s brain activity – namely his wishful intentions to move his...

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January 31, 2014

Nutrition is important for every child, particularly for a child with Cerebral Palsy. Getting your child the proper food and vitamins, every day, can be important for helping with growth and impacting your child’s development. With that said, we have several Cerebral Palsy nutrition factors for our families to consider that can help highlight the importance of proper diet as well as give paths for success to parents.

First, Cerebral Palsy nutrition should be determined not by a list of...

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