diplegia

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paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

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Following SDR, children with spastic diplegia may be able to stand with their feet flat on the floor; they may also make gains in walking, climbing stairs or self-care tasks.
There were 17 children with CP (9 girls, 8 boys; 11 spastic diplegia, 6 hemiplegia) with a mean age of 10.
Charlotte has cerebral palsy and spastic diplegia and uses either a wheelchair or walking aid to get around.
Children with spastic diplegia and quadriplegia are less successful at tasks that require motor activity, compared to verbal tasks [13].
4,5 Spastic CP, particularly spastic diplegia, is the most common form of CP, accounting for 50-60% of total cases.
Sam is profoundly affected by cerebral Palsy, specifically spastic diplegia, impacting balance, co-ordination and flexibility in various muscles across the lower body, but he's never let his condition hold him back.
Freya Woolford has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy and needs PS65,000 for surgery in the US.
children with spastic diplegia may be able to stand, because they may use their hip adductor spasticity to increase truncal tone, which forms a stable base for them to stay erect.
Erin is classed as having spastic diplegia, with her condition mostly affecting her legs, but she also has problems with her speech and pronunciation.
Budding ballerina Ava Evans suffers from spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, a condition which affects the movement, growth and strength in the leg muscles, and causes them to stiffen.
Inspirational Leah, from Rowley Regis, suffers from spastic diplegia, which leaves her leg muscles so tight that she cannot place her feet on the ground.
Almost 52 percent of patients with spastic tetraplegia, 22 percent with spastic diplegia, and 15.
John has cerebral palsy with a combination of spastic hemiplegia (spasticity affecting one side of his body) and spastic diplegia (spasticity affecting his lower extremities) allowing only one of his arms to move no higher than his chin.
At nine months, she was still struggling to support herself and she was eventually diagnosed with spastic diplegia - a form of cerebral palsy.