Learn About Hemiplegia

What is the definition of Hemiplegia?
Hemiplegia is a paralysis (loss of motor function) on one side of the body due to brain, nerve, or spinal cord injury or disease or a congenital birth defect. Hemiplegia can be temporary or permanent, depending on the cause.
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What are the symptoms of Hemiplegia?
Symptoms of hemiplegia includes paralysis (inability to move) on one side of the body, such as the right arm and leg, muscle stiffness, and decreased sensation.
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What are the current treatments for Hemiplegia?
There is currently no treatment for hemiplegia. Treatment for hemiplegia includes rehabilitation with physical therapy, nerve stimulation, occupational therapy, the use of wheelchairs, braces, canes, or walkers, and adaptive equipment for daily activities.
Who are the top Hemiplegia Local Doctors?
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Neurology

4610 X St 
Sacramento, CA 95817

Allison Brashear is a Neurologist in Sacramento, California. Dr. Brashear has been practicing medicine for over 35 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Hemiplegia. She is also highly rated in 10 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Hemiplegia, Drug Induced Dyskinesia, Spasticity, and Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood. She is licensed to treat patients in North Carolina. Dr. Brashear is currently accepting new patients.

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Physiatry

The MetroHealth System

Old Brooklyn Medical Center

4229 Pearl Rd 
Cleveland, OH 44109

Richard Wilson is a Physiatrist in Cleveland, Ohio. Dr. Wilson has been practicing medicine for over 20 years and is rated as an Elite doctor by MediFind in the treatment of Hemiplegia. He is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. His top areas of expertise are Hemiplegia, Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, Stroke, and Frozen Shoulder. He is licensed to treat patients in Ohio. Dr. Wilson is currently accepting new patients.

 
 
 
 
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University Of Queensland

Queensland Cerebral Palsy And Rehabilitation Research Centre, Faculty Of Medicine 
Brisbane, QLD, AU 

Leanne Sakzewski is in Brisbane, Australia. Sakzewski is rated as an Elite expert by MediFind in the treatment of Hemiplegia. She is also highly rated in 5 other conditions, according to our data. Her top areas of expertise are Hemiplegia, Alternating Hemiplegia of Childhood, Cerebral Palsy, and Spastic Diplegia Infantile Type.

What are the latest Hemiplegia Clinical Trials?
Effect of Motor Imagery Training on Gait and Balance in Children With Spastic Hemiplegia
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Transcranial Direct Current Combined With Intensive Therapies in Infantile Hemiplegia. Triple-blind Randomized Clinical Trial
What are the Latest Advances for Hemiplegia?
Effects of Visual Cue Deprivation Balance Training with Head Control on Balance and Gait Function in Stroke Patients.
Muscle Energy Technique plus Neurac Method in Stroke Patients with Hemiplegia Complicated by Diabetes Mellitus and Assessment of Quality of Life.
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Effects of Acupuncture and Rehabilitation Training on Limb Movement and Living Ability of Patients with Hemiplegia after Stroke.