Applying Neuroscience Advances to Children with Hemiplegia
The Burke-Blythedale Hemiplegia Center is a multidisciplinary center where children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy can receive expert medical care and participate in state-of-the-art rehabilitation research.
What does the Burke-Blythedale Hemiplegia Center offer?
Full assessments for children with hemiplegia.
Referrals to therapies and treatments, including physical, occupational, speech, and vision therapies.
Treatment of spasticity and joint contractures.
Enrollment in cutting-edge clinical research trials, including robotic therapy, intensive hand therapy, and non-invasive brain stimulation.
What is it like to participate in our research?
Take a tour of our lab and hear what kids have to say in the video introduction below.
Vital to carry out everyday tasks, the wrist plays a pivotal role in assisting the hand and arm by accomplishing a variety of rotations with respect to the elbow to perform gross motor and fine motor movements.