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Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

Botox tomorrow morning

LeahLynnsMommy
  • By LeahLynnsMommy · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • Tomorrow morning is here. We are taking Leah in for her first round of Botox in her right leg, hamstring and ankle. I'm so nervous,and feel sick to my stomach. The whole idea has me feeling uneasy. I've ...

Curious About The benifits Of Coconut Oil

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 306 replies
  • This past week I've been hearing about coconut nut oil having a lot of great benefits on the body. Can anyone say for sure that coconut oil actually is working for some patients? Thanks for any responses ...

Nissen complications

umemeu
  • By umemeu · Posted April 9, 2014
  • Discussion in Medical and therapeutic intervention · 0 replies
  • Good morning, all! I really need some help, on 11/21/2013, my grandau had the nissen surgery, long story short they forgot to vent her when came out of surgery which caused her GJ site to stretch, (she ...

Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT) as a treatment for Cerebral Palsy

rutiphysio
  • By rutiphysio · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • just found this article, http://cpnet.canchild.ca/en/resources/Ke epingCurrent_HyperbaricOxygenTherapy.pdf discussed in http://www.canchild.ca/en/ which i respect as non commercial site, http://www.canchild.ca/en/aboutcanchild ...

CVI - cortical vision impairment

rutiphysio
  • By rutiphysio · New reply April 1, 2014
  • Journal · 27 replies
  • i am physical therapist, not eye specialist, but there are so many issues that really fascinate me (except PT) that are so closely intertwined with physical-motor-development, so i would like to offer ...

My special little boy,hubby and me X

staceygriff
  • By staceygriff · New reply March 26, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Welcome to my journal.5 years ago i sadly lost my mum,at the young age of 34.My mum was 54 and had a sudden heart attack due too stress.A year later,my 7 year old son at the time,was diagnosed with ulcerative ...

Can Someone Help With Advice?

momneedsyou
  • By momneedsyou · Posted March 23, 2014
  • Discussion in Raising a child with a disability · 0 replies
  • Hello, my son is 6 years-old and was recently diagnosed with Central Auditory Processing Disorder. He has been receiving speech therapy since he was 18 months-old. He still struggles with his speech ...

Leg or Foot Massage Devices???

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply March 23, 2014
  • Journal · 57 replies
  • Wondering if anyone uses a massage device and how well it works. Jo and I sometimes suffer with our legs wanting to cramp up. Jo even has problems with her left arm occasionally. If anyone can give us ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Don Dizon, MD Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients ...

Our second annual report with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 19, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • We just finished a brand new special report, “Experts by experience 2014: A compilation of patients’ stories”, in partnership with the Stanford University School of Medicine. It is a 31-page collection ...

Hitting a milestone -- 5,000 photos posted already

John2
  • By John2 · Posted March 18, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire 3/18/14 Dear members, I'm writing to let you know that in a little more than a month, members here have posted more than 5,000 photos. Congratulations ...

OKay in Need of some Info and advice

LeahLynnsMommy
  • By LeahLynnsMommy · New reply March 5, 2014
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • Okay yesterday we went to visit Leahs physiatrist he recommends leah gets botox on her right leg,to help with her hamstring and ankle due to tightness. Ive been trying to pay extra attn to this leg over ...

treatment for c p child

sanjiv12342
  • By sanjiv12342 · Posted February 27, 2014
  • Discussion in Medical and therapeutic intervention · 0 replies
  • Please suggest some effective treatment for my c p child aged 5 yes He can walk but can't talk. Some visual impairment is in one eye.have seizure If stem cell therapy can cure him of c p. Please share ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD

John2
  • By John2 · New reply February 23, 2014
  • Journal · 36 replies
  • The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Kathy Nieder, MD By John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of interviews with people ...

why and how to work intense with a small baby

rutiphysio
  • By rutiphysio · New reply February 16, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • everything i write and recommend is obviously very very general. each baby, each parent, each situation is different. so best to consult professional who checks and knows your precious baby. there are ...

Introducing Photos for Inspire

Walter
  • By Walter · New reply February 13, 2014
  • Journal · 180 replies
  • Hello everyone, Today at Inspire we’re excited to announce the launch of a new feature, and it’s one that many of you have requested -- the ability to upload photos to Inspire. You can now add photos ...

sitting - for small kids (maybe cp, or delayed, or hypotonic)

rutiphysio
  • By rutiphysio · New reply January 31, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • hi nariman! that's your discussion.... you just changed your picture of dear Omar, and already (compared to the older picture, his sitting improved: got better trunk control, you write he can keep himslf ...

Something I Found Funny

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply January 10, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Jo and I had just finished making a grocery list. I had put my coat on, grabbed the keys, and was about to walk out the door, but still in the kitchen, when Duval came out the bathroom. My back was to ...

My 2013 Blessings-Inspire & DeCloggers

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply January 9, 2014
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • In 2012 Drs gave up on Duvie which led me to the Internet. New Year's Day 2013 I found Oley Foundation, one of many great support communities within the Inspire network. What an excellent site to be a ...

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