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Rehabilitation : An introduction

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Most people suffering from limb paralysis were not so when during most of their life. Some people became so because of accidents, some because of diseases and some others became so due to old age. This means that a normal being became a castaway from the main stream of the society all of sudden. At this point many are confused and do not know what to do. It is this time that one should consider about rehabilitation....... So first of all let us discuss what is rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring someone back to their normal life through therapy and training. The training and therapy is given to overcome the illness or damage that they face. Some of the rehabilitation techniques include : Excercising the patient Trying the…
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Patient Care At Home

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Caring patient at home is one of the important way of providing health care. It is mainly given to patients who have acute, chronic, and terminal illnesses. The care should be given under the guidance of an experienced doctor. The care can be given either by the family member or by a home nurse. Main advantages of home care are: The patient is able to stay in the place which is most familiar and comfortable.The patient is able to get personalized care.Since they are getting enough care and one on one attention , there are chances for faster recovery.Less cost needed,without compromising on heath care.Decrease level of hospital acquired infections. Image courtesy : https://www.justdial.com/Hyderabad/South-India-Home-Health-Care-Near-Good-Will-Hospital-Banjara-Hills/040PXX40-XX40-101113103252-D5R6_BZDET However in home care section,there are people who are bedridden and are unable to do things…
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CP wheelchair and CP walking aid

CP wheelchair and CP walking aid

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CP wheelchair is the most common equipment that is used by a child suffering from cerebral palsy. This makes it important to study about it deeply and also understand the problems and advantages associated with that. After knowing about the CP wheelchairs we also should know about the other suited alternatives that are competitive with the cerebral palsy wheel chair. These device include fixed stand, tilting tables and walking assistants. cerebral palsy wheelchair The key feature of a cp wheelchair are: Additional cushions and supportsAdjustable head restAdjustable leg restsDetachable front padded supportSupport belts with cushions The cp wheelchair is certainly an important device that aids cp patients. But there are many other important devices also. CP Stand: This device helps cp affected people to develop muscles during phsyiotherapy.CP Walking aid:…
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Cerebral Palsy – Care and Cure

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In this article we will discuss how we can minimize the chance of occurrence of cerebral palsy and also the care that we need to give to a child with cerebral palsy. Before starting let me tell you that no article in this matter is perfect and includes everything. Please feel free to comment. Also add necessary things that we might have missed and necessary corrections that we should make. Prevention: There are no absolute prevention method. Preventive actions helps in minimizing chance to a limit. During pregnancy : Avoid virus infections and exposure to viruses like Zika or MeaslesControl Health issues like BP , Sugar, etcAvoid alcohol, smoking and drugs during pregnancy During Birth: Monitor health all the timeRemain as calm as possible during delivery to prevent trauma induced…
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Startups making people’s life better- yourstory.com

Startups making people’s life better- yourstory.com

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Yourstory.com, is India's biggest startup stories sharing platform. A new article says about startups creating impacts in small towns. The article is titled 'These deep tech startups are penetrating deep and creating impact in India‚Äôs small towns'. It includes details of seven startups from all over India. However they address problems in all places and not just metros. In other words they represent the startups focusing on social upliftment. Desintox Technologies Pvt Ltd solves problems of persons having disability. Products include Easymover - the cerebral palsy walking aid, Smartmotive - the electric standing wheelchair and Shifter , which is a patient transfer hoist. Click to read full article Other startups that are listed in the article in addition to us are: Genrobotics , Kerala : Bandicoot the manhole cleaning robot.Lifetron…
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Cerebral Palsy – things to know

Cerebral Palsy – things to know

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a cerebral palsy rehabilitation centre : source wikimedia At least some of us might have heard about the word cerebral palsy. This a condition with many confusions associated with it and is often related to autism. Cerebral palsy , commonly known as 'cp' , refers to the condition in which a person experiences a set of movement disorder from their childhood. What is it ? As said earlier, cp is situation in which a person experiences permanent movement disorder from his childhood. The symptoms include lack of coordination , stiff or weak muscles , sudden tremors etc. In many cases it is accompanied by problem in vision, hearing, speaking or sensation. The problems are often associated with Causes Though the specific cause of cerebral palsy is still not exactly known…
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A visit to a palliative clinic

A visit to a palliative clinic

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Every story has a beginning. For us everything started back in 2014, when we we were studying in our 6th semester for BTech in Government Engneering College, Thrissur. On a fine morning , our senior Mr Jibin Rajan , who was then the joint convenor of Ideator, the Innovation Center of our college gave us a plan to visit Alpha Pain an Paliative Clinic, MG Road , Thrissur. I along with Vishnu KS, Kiran Baburaj, Colin V Ignatious, Haridev Madhu, Sharafudheen KY and Shibin C, went for the visit. On that day we heard the problems faced by the mother of a child suffering with cerebral pasly. It was the first time we were hearing about such a disease. Cerebral Palsy Walking Aid We designed a walking aid to help…
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