Cerebral Palsy

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Teen On First Leg Of 57-Mile Walk Carrying Brother On Back

A Michigan teen who last year walked 40 miles carrying his brother on his back to raise awareness about cerebral palsy on Friday started a similar 57-mile trek.

CBS Detroit–06/05/2015

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Michigan Teen Plans 55-Mile Walk With Brother On Back

A Michigan teenager who walked 40 miles with his younger brother on his back to raise awareness about cerebral palsy now is doing a roughly 55 mile walk.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/05/2015

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Foundation Helps Fund Physical Therapy For Cerebral Palsy

CP is usually caused by brain damage that occurs before or during a child’s birth; and, while there’s no cure, treatments are available.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2015

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Metro Detroit Boy A ‘Living Miracle’ After Stem Cell Treatment For Cerebral Palsy

Thanks to modern technology and medical breakthrough, a metro Detroit boy with cerebral palsy is experiencing a miracle.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/25/2013

Marijuana Advocate Rolling His Way To The White House

Curtis Kyle has cerebral palsy and has used his wheelchair his whole life.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/17/2013

Christopher, Drew and Maureen Kijek (credit: Kathryn Larson/WWJ)

Metro Detroit Boy Undergoes Groundbreaking FDA Stem Cell Trial For Cerebral Palsy

It’s a ground breaking new FDA trial. And a Metro Detroit boy is one of the first children in the world to participate in the procedure to treat his cerebral palsy with the use of cord blood stem cells.


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WSU Researchers Find ‘Window Of Opportunity’ To Prevent Cerebral Palsy

Researchers at the Perinatology Research Branch of the National Institutes of Health, housed at the Wayne State University School of Medicine and the Detroit Medical Center, have demonstrated that a nanotechnology-based drug treatment in newborn rabbits with cerebral palsy enabled dramatic improvement of movement disorders, and the inflammatory process of the brain that causes many cases of CP.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/18/2012