Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth.
The physical therapy provided like Muscle training and exercises to increase strength, flexibility, balance, motor development and mobility.
Provide support to issues like trunk control, rolling and grasping. Braces or splints may be recommended for the children which support help with function, such as improved walking.
Types of Cerebral Palsy
Doctors classify CP according to the main type of movement disorder involved. Depending on which areas of the brain are affected, one or more of the following movement disorders can occur:
- Some of the potential issues a child with cerebral palsy may face include:
- Movement and walking disabilities
- Speech difficulties
- Learning disabilities
- Cognitive impairments
- Emotional and behavioural challenges
- Spinal deformities
- Joint problems
All services provided including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy and recreational therapy.