December 31, 2009

Happy New Year!

by Robert D'Iorio

From everyone at The Law Offices of Robert A. D’Iorio, PLLC we want to wish you a very happy new year!

December 29, 2009

Cord Blood and Cerebral Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

This is a clip from Good Morning America. It features Tom Moore CEO of Cord Blood Registry discussing the benefits of cord blood for conditions such as cerebral palsy.


December 21, 2009

Christmas Lights Benefiting United cerebral Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

This House located, at 1582 Meyerwood Circle in Highlands Ranch, Colorado as over 35,000 lights that are computer controlled. They “dance” to music broadcast on 93.9FM.

Not only is this a fun time but it is for a great cause and 100% of the proceeds go to United Cerebral Palsy.

So don’t miss the show.


December 13, 2009

Video Games and Cerebral Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

Lately there have been many discussions about video games such as Nintendo Wii being used as therapy for children with cerebral palsy.

The following video discuses how students at Virginia Commonwealth University in collaboration with Richmond’s Children’s Hospital devised a video game to be used by children with cerebral palsy as therapy.


December 8, 2009

Shoulder Dystocia and Brachial Plexus Palsy / Erb’s Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

The following video demonstrates how shoulder dystocia (a child’s shoulder becoming stuck on the mothers pubic bone during delivery) can lead to brachial plexus injuries and Erb’s Palsy (damage to the brachial plexus nerves). As well as how suprapubic pressure can exacerbate the injury.

December 6, 2009

Conductive Education and Cerebral Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

The following video features Heel and Toe. Heel and Toes offers free conductive education to children with cerebral palsy.

For more information on Heel and Toe please visit their website.

December 3, 2009

Cerebral Palsy and H1N1

by Robert D'Iorio

Here is an article from CNN and the CDC stating that fewer states are experiencing widespread outbreaks of the Swine or H1N1 Flu.

As I stated in my previous posts the H1N1 flu poses an elevated risk for children with cerebral palsy.

For more information on the H1N1 flu and cerebral palsy please type H1N1 in the search box of this blog.

December 2, 2009

Cord Blood Stem Cells and Cerebral Palsy

by Robert D'Iorio

This video discusses cord blood stem cells and cerebral palsy. Here, a child undergoes cord blood stem cell treatment at Duke University after being diagnosed with cerebral palsy.