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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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Klumpke’s Palsy

While Klumpke’s Palsy is not the same as cerebral palsy, it is similar in that it is a birth injury which leads to partial paralysis of the muscles. In many cases, medical malpractice that occurred during childbirth is found to be the direct cause of Klumpke’s palsy. Klumpke’s palsy is...

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How to Choose a Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

The thought of choosing a lawyer can be scary for many people, especially in light of all the advertisements on television, in movies, television programs, and even news reports. If you only see lawyers in this manner, you will think the majority of a lawyer’s work takes place inside...

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SEMLARASS & Cerebral Palsy

Children with cerebral palsy usually have issues with muscle spasticity, which basically means that the child cannot effectively control their muscle movements. Those with CP often suffer from “jerky” motions or a severe lack of muscle tone which can affect simple activities such as grasping things, walking or turning....

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Toys & Activities for Children with Cerebral Palsy

It’s important for children who have cerebral palsy to engage in activities that are designed to accommodate their disability. These activities can be essential in helping the child enjoy the highest quality of life possible and to improve their muscular and skeletal development. Importance of Choosing Appropriate Activities Play...

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Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

Cerebral palsy is a non-progressive developmental disorder which affects thousands of children every year. Thought to occur as a result of negligence and medical malpractice during pregnancy, delivery and shortly after birth, this condition has no known cure. However, a novel procedure that’s been performed by a surgeon in...

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Costs of Raising a Child With Cerebral Palsy

While the cost of raising a child with cerebral palsy is not the first thing on a parent’s mind, it is something that families do need to fully grasp. Raising a child with cerebral palsy can put a large financial burden on your family as a whole. Oftentimes families...

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Erb’s Palsy (Erb-Duchenne Palsy)

The condition known as Erb’s Palsy has symptoms that some may think are similar to cerebral palsy, but the condition is not caused by any type of brain injury or abnormality in the brain. As opposed to cerebral palsy, the cause of this condition is an injury to the...

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