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Cerebral Palsy in Toddlers

Cerebral palsy can affect toddlers aged 1-3 in many different ways. As a parent, it’s your responsibility to identify and take note of developmental milestones and ensure that your child is reaching these within a reasonable timeframe. If your child is struggling for whatever reason, you may want to...

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Is There a Cure for Cerebral Palsy?

The term “cerebral palsy” essentially refers to a group of neurological disorders caused by damage to the developing brain. Cerebral palsy (CP) manifests itself primarily in movement-related problems as well as cognitive difficulties. Cerebral palsy is caused by irreversible brain damage, and as such, the condition has no “cure.”...

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World Cerebral Palsy Day 2015

October 7th, 2015 is World Cerebral Palsy Day! October 7th is World Cerebral Palsy day – a day set aside to bring about awareness of cerebral palsy as well as to help advocate for the rights of people born with the condition. There is a lot of misconception when it comes to the genesis...

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Types of Cerebral Palsy Surgeries

While not ever person with cerebral palsy requires surgery, some children have symptoms so severe that certain surgeries are recommended. There are several types of surgical procedures that doctors might use in an effort to make movement easier for children with cerebral palsy. Types of Surgery There are several choices for making life...

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Life Expectancy for Those with Cerebral Palsy

In the majority of cases, children with cerebral palsy have the ability to live long and quality lives. Of course, accomplishing this means more extensive medical care than the average person needs to undergo. The key to ensuring long-term quality of life for cerebral palsy patients is early intervention, which may...

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