Entries by Jeremy Klemin

CP Stories: Josephine and Her Family Hit the Ground Running. They Haven’t Stopped Since.

Eventually, Josephine would be released from the neonatal intensive care unit and sent home with her parents, Nina and Zach. But for the first seven weeks of her life, she fought to survive. Born postmature at 42 weeks, she experienced oxygen loss, resulting in Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE), which commonly leads to cerebral palsy (CP)….

CP Stories: Dr. Amy Bailes Advances CP Care

Amy F. Bailes, PT PhD is the Director of Physical Therapy Research at the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and an Associate Professor in the University of Cincinnati’s Department of Rehabilitation, Exercise, & Nutrition Sciences. Her clinical work focuses primarily on the care of children with CP, while her research involves how physical therapy services…

CP Stories: Edward A. Hurvitz, MD

Dr. Edward A. Hurvitz is Chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Michigan Medical School. He is a physiatrist by training, specializing in pediatric rehabilitation medicine. But as the children he worked with grew up, he became increasingly focused on adults with childhood-onset disabilities, particularly cerebral palsy (CP)….

CP Stories: Susan Picerno

Susan Picerno, a woman in her middle age with spastic quadriplegia, has led a few different professional lives. She has thrived in all of them. But the beginning of her career entailed the hiccups that driven, ambitious people with cerebral palsy come to expect. After graduating summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in social…