Category Cerebral Palsy

Living With Cerebral Palsy

Living With Cerebral Palsy

Embracing Life Challenges While Living with Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy is a locomotive disorder affecting different aspects of life. Although, it does not affect life expectancy but can greatly hamper the quality of life. We can cure the condition with…

Brandon Ryan – The Emotional Struggle

Hospital Home Away From House This is an excerpt of the book called The Emotional Struggle”. by Brandon Ryan. Copyright material through Author House publishing. 2007-2008     I, Brandon Lee Ryan, have been through many of life’s hardest struggles.…

Disability Links

Disability Links Whispers of Hope DrGreene.com – Caring for the Next Generation Disabled Online — Serving Special People With Special Needs Enable Ireland Linkable.org – Homepages of People who have a Disability Welcome to phabengland.org.uk Health6.com – Health Directory Some…
Mothers And Offspring Can Share Cells

Mothers And Offspring Can Share Cells

Mothers And Offspring Can Share Cells Throughout Life Cutting the umbilical cord doesn’t necessarily sever the physical link between mother and child. Many cells pass back and forth between the mother and fetus during pregnancy and can be detected in…
Getting Disabled Access Recognised

Getting Disabled Access Recognised

Disabled access in the Forefront – Platform Lifts Since 1995, and the introduction of the Disability Discrimination Act (DDA), architects and structural engineers have made sure disabled access is one of the top considerations in the design of buildings. Due…
Getting Deserved Help From Care Givers

Getting Deserved Help From Care Givers

Government Launches Guidance To Assist In Support For Self Care, UK Health Minister Ivan Lewis announced the introduction of seven Common Core Principles to Support Self Care, designed to help health and social care staff support people to live independently,…

What Is AutoImmunity

Autoimmunity Autoimmunity is the failure of an organism to recognize its own constituent parts (down to the sub-molecular levels) as self, which results in an immune response against its own cells and tissues. Any disease that results from such an…
Reflux Disability Explained

Reflux Disability Explained

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease     Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD; or GORD when spelling oesophageal, the BE form) is defined as chronic symptoms or mucosal damage produced by the abnormal reflux of gastric contents into the esophagus. This is commonly due…
What is Marfan Scoliosis

What is Marfan Scoliosis

Marfan Syndrome The Marfan syndrome is a medical condition and is classified as a heritable disorder of connective tissue. Connective tissue (including the extra-cellular matrix) is the glue and the scaffolding of the body, but is important in many more…
Orthopedic problems in Children

Orthopaedic Problems in Children

Orthopaedic Problems in Children From knock-knees to pulled elbows, paediatrician Dr Benjamin Jacobs and orthopaedic surgeon Ms Deborah Eastwood advise on some common paediatric conditions. Delayed walking Most children start to walk with assistance – for example, with hands held…