Archives for November 2012

Altering Jeans for Individuals with Hemiplegia

Version 1 – Add Elastic Tabs to Traditional Jeans This alteration allows the jeans to be put on without unbuttoning, yet the waistband still stays snug. It’s not the most attractive alteration, but if shirts are not tucked in, no […]

Risk factors for perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full-term infants: a case-control study

Researchers in The Netherlands report that maternal fever during deliver and early-onset sepsis/meningitis were found to be involved with perinatal arterial ischemic stroke in full term infants. Apgar score less than 7 at 5 minutes and hypoglycemia were also found […]

Midpoint Check In – Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Henry, a pediatric stroke survivor who has hemiplegic cerebral palsy, is in the middle of constraint induced movement therapy (CIMT), nearly exactly at the half-way point. The first few days were impossible, for a variety of reasons. Let’s start with […]

Dad Runs Marathon to Help Kids with Hemiplegia

David Sexton is a software development manager who lives in Westfield, N.J., with his wife, their daughter and son. When his son was found to have cerebral palsy five year ago, he turned to writing as a way to sort […]

NYC Marathoner Runs for Infant Stroke Survivors

This story is about community. Two moms. One little boy who survived a stroke. And helping pediatric stroke survivors worldwide. Susan Dodge will run in the 2013 NYC Marathon on Sunday, November 4th, and parents of pediatric stroke survivors from […]