Posts in 'Medical Research'

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation Shown to Impact Walking Patterns

In the News, Medical Research

In a step towards improving rehabilitation for patients with walking impairments, researchers from the Kennedy Krieger Institute found that non-invasive stimulation of the cerebellum, an area of the brain known to be essential in adaptive learning, helped healthy individuals learn a new walking pattern more rapidly. The findings suggest that cerebellar transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) may be a valuable therapy tool to aid people relearning how to walk following a stroke or other brain injury. Read More

The Importance of Education in a CP Child’s Life

In the News, Medical Research

Happy New Year! As 2011 begins, we at CP Family Network will focus on a series of blogs on education for children with cerebral palsy. Our children have different levels of CP from being bedridden to being able to attend class. They all need some type of education. There are many challenges and each child’s... Read More