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Time, Place and Delivery

I want to tell you two different stories about two different groups of medical professionals asking about Big Cutie’s Walkaide device in two different settings. And of course, give you my thoughts. At Big Cutie’s last doctor’s appointment she wore … Continue reading

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May is Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month

I’ve talked before about Big Cutie and her stroke story, but if you’ve missed it, here you go! And now she’s all super high-tech and wears a Walkaide device instead of a DAFO brace, which is extra cool.  Seriously.  Like … Continue reading

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Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month

May has begun here in Tokyo, and with it starts Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. It’s important to talk about Pediatric Strokes, because I suspect most people are like us and don’t know kids have strokes until it affects you personally. … Continue reading

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Kids Have Strokes, Babies Have Strokes, Even Unborn Babies Have Strokes…

Seriously. In fact, for infants under one month, strokes happen once in every 2,800 live births.  And for kids ages 1 to 18, they occur in 11 out of every 100,000 children. And Big Cutie is one of those survivors. … Continue reading

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