Constraint Induced Movement Therapy

Christian Thomas: Zen & The Art of Healing

December 2, 2014
One patient’s journey from diagnosis to top of the dojo

Christian Thomas

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    July 8, 2011
    Constraint-induced and Bimanual Therapy Program incorporates golf to help one patient on his path to rehabilitation.

    Taylor Wilkerson works with golf pro Kelly Tomlinson to improve his swingFrom the beginning, and without hesitation, Katherine Wilkerson always offered her unwavering support of anything her son Taylor wanted to do. The thing is, though, until the age of 9, there was never much of anything the boy was too interested in trying.

    Helping Hands

    Innovative Program Encourages Children to Develop Their Weaker Limbs

    When you first look at Brianna Robinson, you might not realize that she has cerebral palsy. She does a lot of the same things most other 2 1/2-year-old girls do: she walks and runs, plays with dolls and eagerly reaches for favorite treats. But look closer and you notice that while Brianna enjoys a lot of the same games and activities as other kids her age, she tends to do them with just one hand. The type of cerebral palsy Brianna has causes hemiplegia, in which one side of the body is weaker and less coordinated than the other.

    Comprehensive Review of Research Informs Patient Care For Acquired CNS Injuries

    July 10, 2009
    Kennedy Krieger Institute Contributes to Special Issue on Central Nervous System Rehabilitation

    Baltimore, MD - Kennedy Krieger Institute experts have contributed to the journal Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews for a special issue entitled "Acquired Central Nervous System Injuries." Published in the current issue is a comprehensive review of the literature surrounding the rehabilitation of children with acquired central nervous system (CNS) injuries. The articles provide clinicians with a thorough overview of recent findings and trends in this constantly evolving field in order to help inform clinical approaches.

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