cerebral palsy

Boone Logan (file / credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

New York Yankees Bring HOPE Week To Cerebral Palsy Patient On Staten Island

On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.

07/28/2011

Wheelchair (file / credit: clipart.com)

Police: Worker At United Cerebral Palsy Center Taunted Blind Wheelchair-Bound Patient

Gregory Richardson, 21, lowered the back of the wheelchair the patient was in and started bouncing it around saying it was “like a roller coaster ride,” Nassau County police Lt. Kevin Smith said.

07/15/2011

MacKenzie Maher (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Cerebral Palsy

MacKenzie Maher was born with a brain injury. Doctors determined she had cerebral palsy, and unable to walk, the only way she could get around was to learn how to crawl. The big breakthrough in her ability to walk came when MacKenzie began clinical trials on a machine called the lokomat.

07/06/2011

Pregnant Belly (file / credit: Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

$58 Million Awarded To Connecticut Couple In Delayed C-Section Case

A jury awarded a Connecticut couple $58 million Wednesday after their baby was born with severe injuries in what the couple’s attorneys called the largest medical malpractice verdict in state history.

05/26/2011

courtney burrell

Wheelchair-Bound Teen’s Football Dream Comes True

It’s extraordinary how a simple act of kindness can make a world of difference.

WCBS 880–08/24/2010

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