This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
Not all exoskeletons need to give you superhuman strength. The exoskeleton startup company SuitX has developed an exoskeleton known as the Phoenix robotic system that was designed specifically to help...
Grocery store buys special cart for toddler with Cerebral Palsy
LOVELAND, Minn. – With ribbons, flowers and balloons all over, it's easy to tell which shopping cart belongs to Beatrice. Born seven weeks early, Beatrice Leach, now 2, was diagnosed with Cerebral Pal...
Paralyzed Man Walks Again Using Brain-Wave System
American man, 26, completes 3.5-metre course thanks to computer system that reroutes signals from his brain to electrodes on his knees. A man who lost the use of his legs to a spinal cord injury has w...
Brain Implant Lets Tetraplegic Man Drink Beer with a Robot Arm
Erik Sorto, 32, is paralyzed from the neck down. He is also thinking about giving himself a drink of water for the first time in 10 years. As he pictures using his left arm to lift a cup to his mouth,...
This Light, Affordable Exoskeleton Could Be A Real Alternative To The Wheelchair
Not all exoskeletons need to give you superhuman strength. The exoskeleton startup company SuitX has developed an exoskeleton known as the Phoenix robotic system that was designed specifically to help...
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Brain Implant Lets Tetraplegic Man Drink Beer with a Robot Arm
Erik Sorto, 32, is paralyzed from the neck down. He is also thinking about giving himself a drink of water for the first time in 10 years. As he pictures using his left arm to lift a cup to his mouth,...
Monoplegia
In medicine, monoplegia is a paralysis of a single limb, usually an arm. It is frequently associated with cerebral palsy. This is the mildest form of cerebral palsy, and individuals with it generally ...
Ataxia
Ataxia (from Greek α- [a negative prefix] + -τάξις [order] = "lack of order") is a neurological sign consisting of lack of voluntary coordination of muscle movements. Ataxia is a non-specific clinical...
Hypertonia
Hypertonia is a term sometimes used synonymously with spasticity in the literature surrounding damage to the central nervous system, namely upper motor brain lesions. Impaired ability of damaged motor...
Tetraplegia
Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury to a human that results in the partial or total loss of use of all their limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but do...
Kennedy Krieger Institute
The Kennedy Krieger Institute is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt, Johns Hopkins affiliate located in Baltimore, Maryland that provides inpatient and outpatient medical care, community services, and ...
Kennedy Krieger Institute - Wikipedia
My Left Foot (book)
My Left Foot is the 1954 autobiography of Christy Brown, who was born with cerebral palsy on June 5, 1932 in Dublin, Ireland. As one of 13 surviving children, Brown went on to be an author, painter a...
Moses Farrow
Moses A. Farrow (born July 27, 1978) is an American family therapist and the adopted son of actress Mia Farrow and director Woody Allen.
Moses Amadeus Farrow was born in South Korea with cerebral ...
Kernicterus
Kernicterus is a bilirubin-induced brain dysfunction. Bilirubin is a highly neurotoxic substance that may become elevated in the serum, a condition known as hyperbilirubinemia. Hyperbilirubinemia may ...
Kernicterus - Wikipedia
The Woman Who Willed a Miracle
The Woman Who Willed a Miracle (1983), is an ABC Afterschool Special starring Cloris Leachman, M. Emmet Walsh, Leif Green and Rosemary Murphy.It's executive producer was Dick Clark under the auspices...
Spastic quadriplegia
Spastic quadriplegia, also known as spastic tetraplegia, is a subset of spastic cerebral palsy that affects all four limbs (both arms and legs).Compared to quadriplegia, spastic quadriplegia is define...
Little Foundation
The Little Foundation is a London based charity operating internationally.Named in honour of William Little, the English surgeon who described what became known as 'Little's disease', a spastic paraly...
Little Foundation - Wikipedia
Gross Motor Function Classification System
The Gross Motor Function Classification System or GMFCS is a 5 level clinical classification system that describes the gross motor function of people with cerebral palsy on the basis of self-initiated...
Stuck In Neutral
Stuck in Neutral is a young adult novel by Terry Trueman. It focuses deeply on the subject of cerebral palsy, quality of life, and euthanasia. The main character is Shawn McDaniel who suffers from cer...
Stuck In Neutral - Wikipedia