- Q What are the treatment options for spastic paralysis?
Spastic paralysis, whether caused by cerebral palsy or an inherited gene, cannot be cured, so treatment focuses on coping with the condition. Braces may be used to help with walking. Drugs like diazepam and tizanidine can also be helpful to relax muscles... Full Answer
- Q What causes stuttering?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThere are no accepted biological or psychological reasons for why people stutter. Despite the challenges involved with stuttering, it isn’t associated with mental disorders, personality disorders, or intelligence disorders. The majority of... Full Answer
- Q How common is stuttering?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyAccording to the Center for Stuttering Therapy, more than 3 million Americans stutter. It affects four to five times as many males as females. Though people of all ages stutter, it is especially prevalent among young children between the ages of two and... Full Answer
- Q What is stuttering?
Stuttering is a condition characterized by the inability to articulate words and phrases clearly. Stress or pressure can intensify the symptoms of stuttering, and the more at ease a person is, the less likely they are to stutter. Stuttering is sometimes... Full Answer
- Q How can we start an adaptive recreation program available in my home area?