Baby Dropped on Head – Hospital Apology Not Forthcoming

If not for the father filming the birth of his twins, the parents would probably never know that a doctor dropped one of the babies on her head.  Medical staff in the delivery room would likely not baby Morgan’s parents that she was dropped and fell a few inches before landing on the bassinette. She […]

Treating Cerebral Palsy: Retraining and Relaxing the Muscles

Cerebral Palsy is a serious and devastating physical illness. It is a physical disability that causes movement difficulties and muscle stiffness. It left 16 year old Adam Leon unable to move his right arm, which is a common occurrence for those who are diagnosed with the disease. Due to a stroke that occurred before and […]

A Twin Dream: Twins Player meets Twins with Cerebral Palsy

MINNEAPOLIS (KARE) — Twins fans come in all shapes and sizes. In this case, little Braden and Dathan Miller are twins themselves! Born just a minute apart, the five-year-olds came with some surprises of their own. ‘It was a shock. We weren’t expecting that at all,” Tina Miller, their mother, when asked about the twin’s […]

Focused therapy could add grey matter to brains of children with cerebral palsy

Research recently published in Pediatrics journal shows that a specific form of rehabilitative therapy  may “remodel” the brain by creating additional grey matter, specifically in the brains of children with cerebral palsy. Gray matter is a portion of the brain and central nervous system described as the “brain’s computer chip” by co-author Gitendra Uswatte. The […]

Revolutionary procedure may provide hope for two-year old twin with cerebral palsy

A set of parents in the UK has found new hope for giving their son a higher quality of life by opting for surgery to assist with his spastic diplegia cerebral palsy. Thanks to a revolutionary procedure in the United States, the child may be able to walk. Dee Buchanan gave birth to her twin […]

National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day Celebrated March 25

Last week marked a monumental achievement in cerebral palsy awareness, as the 112th Congress officially passed S.R. (Senate Resolution) 89 declaring March 25 as National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. The resolution was passed unanimously. “I’m proud to support this resolution again to try to raise awareness of this debilitating neurological disorder for those families struggling […]

Son’s traumatic brain injury covered by a lifetime care package

A child diagnosed with cerebral palsy following a traumatic brain injury received some justice as a Judge ruled for the hospital to bear responsibility for the child’s injury. Daniel Spencer, an eleven-year-old boy in the United Kingdom has dealt with cerebral palsy since his birth, when a lack of oxygen and a number of errors […]

Six-year old runner not limited by cerebral palsy, blindness

Cerebral palsy can be a very limiting disease for a child, both mentally and physically. Jayden Nogueras, however, chooses to push past his medical limitations to live his life like a champion. Despite being legally blind, having received a newborn diagnoses of cerebral palsy, and suffering from septo-optic dysplasia, Jayden has surpassed his list of […]

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