Cuevas MEDEK Exercises (MEDEK/CME)
As a mom of a child with a movement disorder, I am constantly searching for new therapies, devices, adaptive clothing, etc. to help Conner (and me) along the way. I am willing to try most anything before resorting to medication, botox, surgery, etc. This mindset is what brought me to Cuevas MEDEK Exercises (CME or MEDEK).
CME was created by Ramon Cuevas in Caracas, Venezuela between 1971 and 1973. MEDEK comes from the Spanish acronym that means dynamic method for motor stimulation.
Cuevas MEDEK Exercises (MEDEK/CME) is a form of physical therapy used to treat children with motor delay. Children whose birth history may place them at risk for motor delay (premature birth) or children diagnosed with down syndrome, cerebral palsy, global developmental delay, hypotonia, chromosomal abnormalities, spinal cord lesions or acquired brain injury may benefit from this form of therapy.
Conner started MEDEK/CME in May of 2018. We’ve seen really great improvements in his trunk control, confidence and overall desire to move. He is getting stronger each day, but we still have a long road ahead.
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