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Cerebral Palsy Clinical Trials

A listing of Cerebral Palsy medical research trials actively recruiting patient volunteers. Search for closest city to find more detailed information on a research study in your area.

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The Relationship of Speech Function and Quality of Life in Children With Cerebral Palsy: A Longitudinal Study

Cerebral palsy (CP) encompass a group of non-progressive, non-contagious motor conditions that cause physical disability in human development. It is not infrequently to note concurrent impairment in sensory, intelligence, vision and auditory in those patients. Many studies have documented Cerebral palsy is associated with a variety of neuromotor disorders that ...

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Effect of DBS on Quality of Life in Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy

There are limited therapeutical options for patients with secondary dystonia due to cerebral palsy. Pharmacotherapy is often without effect, or side effects are severe. Meanwhile deep brain stimulation (DBS) has proven to be a safe and effective therapy for patients with parkinson´s disease or primary / idiopathic dystonia. Experiences with ...

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Acupuncture as Complementary Therapy for Cerebral Palsy

The proposed study is a parallel, two-arm, prospective, evaluation-blind, randomized controlled clinical trial (RCT). It has been designed to examine the effectiveness of acupuncture when used as an adjunct to intense 'conventional' physical, occupational, and hydro- therapies to improve function and quality of life in children with spastic cerebral palsy ...

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Early Movements as a Predictor of Future Developmental Delay

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a motor development problem with a prevalence of 2 per 1000 live birth. There are many etiologies to the syndrome such as: brain malformations, infections during pregnancy, pre and perinatal, anoxic brain damage etc. A high risk group for these causes is preterm infants and infants ...

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Treatment of Drooling With Type A Botulinum Toxin in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Sialorrhea, or drooling, has been reported to be a significant problem in 10%to 37% of patients with cerebral palsy. Excessive drooling may cause skin maceration, increased the burden of caregiver, affect articulation of the patients, and increase the risk of aspiration and dehydration. Many options, including various therapies, medications, surgeries ...

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Constraint-Based Therapy to Improve Motor Function in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy afflicts at least two in 1,000 children in the United States and approximately 2,000,000 children worldwide. Behavioral techniques that impact the plasticity of the nervous system need to be incorporated into practical, evidence-based therapeutic interventions for this condition. CI therapy was derived from basic research with animal and ...

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Relaxation Training to Decrease Pain and Improve Function in Adolescents With Cerebral Palsy

Chronic pain is a serious problem in many youths with disabilities. There is a growing body of research supporting the efficacy of relaxation training for reducing chronic pain in adults. Given this evidence, there has been a growing interest in determining whether these findings also generalize to youths with chronic ...

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Neurologic Stem Cell Treatment Study

Various clinical studies have registered with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study neurologic diseases and damage. There have also been a number of journal reports of the benefits of treatment with BMSC for diseases and damage to nervous tissue. The investigators hope to add to the volume of ...

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Transcultural Validation of Activities Scale for Kids (ASK)

The purpose of the study isto test the psychometric properties of the Italian version of the ASKp assessment scale, in a representative sample of individuals with PCI. ASK p will be administered on a sample of individuals belonging to the population of children and / or adolescents with diplegia and ...

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Robotic-assisted Therapy to Improve Manual Dexterity in Children With Cerebral Palsy

Participants will be assessed 2 times - before and after training with the robot. All the testing and training will be done at Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and will include: Clinical tests: A physical examination where the investigators will measure of range of motion and muscular strength for the shoulder, elbow, ...

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