Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.
Virtual reality 3D games may be a promising alternative tool to improve motor and cognitive function in cerebral palsy patients, according to researchers at the University of Fortaleza in Brazil. In ... Read more
The number and region of white matter and grey matter lesions in children with cerebral palsy (CP) may help predict motor and cognitive deficits, according to the study “Automated, quantitative ... Read more
Children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy (CP) have postural stability problems, either when standing or in movement, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Physical Therapy Science. Postural ... Read more
The frequency of postoperative rehabilitation sessions and history of hip-joint surgery in patients with cerebral palsy (CP) correlate with patient satisfaction regarding improvements in physical function following orthopedic surgery, according ... Read more
Horseback riding may improve gross motor and balance skills in children with cerebral palsy (CP), but no changes were seen in psychosocial or emotional measures, according to a study, “Effects of Hippotherapy on ... Read more