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Therapies 4 Kids: A miracle in Brain Plasticity for Kids with Cerebral Palsy

March 15, 2010

Learning is everything. Mental challenge, therapeutic support and an excellent treatment are the core values of this great center called This center specializes in cerebral palsy and many other conditions.

The brain is highly plastic, imagine large networks of neurons being constantly rewired in different parts of the brain. My quest is to try to find the most effective way of training and interestingly enough I really wanted to know more about this great clinic in Fort Lauderdale.  We are speaking to bring fitness into the clinic and expand to kids with learning delays and Autism


Cerebral palsy (CP) is an umbrella term consisting of  a group of non-progressive, non-contagious motor limitations that cause physical disability in human development.

Remember a couple weeks ago I was speaking on how the our joints and limbs are in our brain? Click here if you want to read it again.

When cerebral palsy occurs, some limited motion occurs in the body as well. Now we know that thanks to Brain Plasticity  we are able to work around it and retrain the brain with the expectation in mind to achieve some mobility.

Homunculus represents that anatomy diagram studying areas of the brain and their correlation with different parts of the body.

The diagram looks a bit like a little” superhero little man, so it is called the homunculus which means “little man” in Latin. The first homunculus diagram was drawn by modern scientist Wilder Penfield in the 1940s and looks similar to the one below



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  1. March 16, 2010 3:23 pm

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    • March 16, 2010 4:42 pm

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