Treating Cerebral Palsy with Stem Cell Therapy

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Caring for a child with cerebral palsy (CP) can bring on immense challenges, so finding ways to treat CP can help provide them with a happier, healthier, and more fulfilling life.    Cerebral palsy is caused by injuries or abnormalities in areas of the brain before or soon after the time of birth. This type…

Colton’s walking after stem cell therapy for cerebral palsy in Panama

Colton is planning on coming to Panama for follow-up treatment later this year. Here is a video of him walking from June 2015. And here was Colton in 2014 about one year prior to the video above. This video was taken a year after his first treatments in 2013. To keep up with Colton’s progress…

Stem Cell Treatments for Cerebral Palsy – Mary Washington’s Story

Sarah Washington and her daughter Mary. Mary is 2 years old and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy when she was 4 months old. She was first treated at the Stem Cell Institute in Panama using human umbilical cord-derived stem cells. Mary received these stem cells intravenously over the course of 4 days. Her first treatment…

Stem Cell Treatments for Cerebral Palsy: Hudsyn

If you haven’t been following our story on stem cells since the beginning, check out our previous blog posts first: 1. Exploring Stem Cell Therapy for Cerebral Palsy: This is how we came to our decision and provides lots of background research as to why we started down this path. 2. Panama City – Hudsyn’s…

Stem cell Therapy for cerebral palsy: Dylan Hancock (Mansfield News Journal)

Written by Jami Kinton Mansfield News Journal ASHLAND — Three-year-old twins with cerebral palsy are making life adventurous, challenging and bittersweet for the Hancock family. “They’re happy kids but it definitely makes it more difficult because as a parent you want them to have every opportunity that every other child has,” said mother Carrie Hancock….

Stem cell therapy for cerebral palsy: Sarai Nathan

“Sarai walking with assistance after stem cell therapy in panama. She could not even stand before.” – Elizabeth, Sarai’s mother Sarai Nathan suffers from mild spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. She came to the Stem Cell Institute at the beginning of August 2011 when she was about 16 months old. The following is a transcription of…

Stem cell therapy for cerebral palsy: Tessa Hancock

The biggest thing we’ve noticed is her ability to track people and her vision. Her cognitive skills have improved. Before her stem cell treatment 7 months ago, she was like a 50 watt light bulb and she is like a 200 watts in comparison. She reacts more, holds her head up more and her hands…

Twins’ family coping with cerebral palsy

ASHLAND — Three-year-old twins with cerebral palsy are making life adventurous, challenging and bittersweet for the Hancock family. “They’re happy kids but it definitely makes it more difficult because as a parent you want them to have every opportunity that every other child has,” said mother Carrie Hancock. “It’s hard, but we’re handling it the…

Dylan’s hope (Stem Cell Therapy for Cerebral Palsy)

The possibility of using stem cells to treat cerebral palsy has been suggested by several scientists based on the ability of these cells to: a) stimulate regeneration of damaged nervous system tissue; b) to prevent ongoing death of neurons; and c) to directly turn into, or "differentiate" into neurons. This is explained in the video…