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27 March, 2020

Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics


Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics When Laura was born three months premature, she spent the first part of her life in the NICU connected to machines, such as CPAP, heart rate monitors and feeding tubes, struggling to survive. By age one, Laura was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, [...]

Laura Goodkind – A Journey to the Paralympics2020-04-30T15:48:34-05:00
25 March, 2020

Cerebral Palsy and Airway Clearance


Cerebral Palsy and the Need for Airway Clearance What is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy refers to a group of neurological disorders that appear in infancy or early childhood and permanently affect body movement and muscle coordination. Cerebral palsy is caused by damage to or abnormalities inside the developing brain that disrupt [...]

Cerebral Palsy and Airway Clearance2020-04-30T15:48:10-05:00
4 October, 2019

Airway Clearance in Neuromuscular Disorders


Airway Clearance in Neuromuscular Disorders Respiratory health is crucial for children and adults with neuromuscular disorders. These disorders progressively weaken muscles, often including the respiratory muscles.  Severely weakened respiratory muscles most commonly occurs in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), spinal muscle atrophy (SMA) type 1, muscular dystrophy (MS) and [...]

Airway Clearance in Neuromuscular Disorders2020-04-30T15:49:20-05:00