Hemiparesis

Helpful Information on Hemiparesis: Diagnosing Your Condition

By Cullan & Cullan on July 26, 2012 - Comments off

NE Brain Injury ParalysisThis is part two of a two-part blog series on hemiparesis. Please feel free to read the first installment for information on the causes and forms of hemiparesis.

Hemiparesis is a medical condition characterized by slight paralysis or weakness affecting one side of the body, which can in turn affect the quality of one’s day to day life. This is related to a condition called hemiplagia, which involves paralysis of one side of a person’s body instead of weakness. There are a number of causes of hemiparesis and the treatment options for this condition differ depending on why the person developed hemiparesis. Additionally, proper and timely diagnosis of this condition is vital to providing the proper course of treatment. Read the rest »



Helpful Information on Hemiparesis: Causes and Forms

By Cullan & Cullan on July 24, 2012 - Comments off

Nebraska Hemeparesis Brain InjuryThis is part one of a two-part blog series on hemiparesis. Please read the second part of the blog series coming soon for information on diagnosing hemiparesis.

Hemiparesis is a condition generally caused by either cerebral palsy or stroke, though it can also be caused by brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, and other diseases of the brain or nervous system. The medical definition of hemiparesis is a slight paralysis or weakness affecting one side of a person’s body, and an estimated 80 percent of people who have a stroke may also either have some level of trouble moving one side of their body or have weakness on one side. Read the rest »