Concept and Meaning of HemiparesisHemiparesis is a term that has widespread use in the field of medicine. The notion of hemiparesis is used to refer to a partial paralysis or decrease the strength of the half of the face, arm and leg on the same side of the body.
Hemiparesis, therefore, can be associated with hemiplegia, which is paralysis of one side of the body. These two problems, however, have a different severity: hemiplegia is paralysis, in the case of the hemiparesis, he y a weakness and not a stillness.
There are several causes that may lead to the development of hemiparesis. Lesions in the brain, brainstem, cerebellum and spinal cord can affect the pyramid (the nerve tract connecting the cerebral cortex to the spinal cord) and cause weakness or even a debility on half of the body.
Sometimes the hemiparesis may occur with other disorders, in addition to the weakness of the driving force. If the half affected is right, this may affect the floor.
The treatment of the hemiparesis is done usually with physiotherapy. The objective is that the person succeed to reincorporate the arm and the leg of half affected within its motivity capacities normal, although that full recovery is very difficult, except that it's a mild case. Physiotherapy aims to restore muscle tone and motor coordination.