Newsletter

Stay up to date on all things stroke. Sign up and we’ll send you the latest news, resources, scientific breakthroughs, events, tips, and much more.

Leading Voices

Share this post on your profile with a comment of your own:

Successfully Shared!

View on my Profile
Back to Homepage

Hemiplegia Definition

June 12, 2019
share

Transcript

When half of the body does not work as a result of this sort of injury to the brain, this is referred to as Hemiplegia. Hemi being half. Plegia being inability to move. So half of the body has a decreased ability to move the way it should have normally because of the opposite side of the brain is no longer providing those functions.

Send this to a friend