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Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy

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Cerebral palsy, or CP, refers to developmental motor conditions that cause disability. CP is not contagious and it is not considered a disease. Although it is not genetic, most cases are caused around pregnancy or birth, so they are typically congenital.

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Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy

  1. 1. Treatment Options for Cerebral Palsy
  2. 2. Cerebral palsy, or CP, refers to developmental motor conditions that cause disability. CP is not contagious and it is not considered a disease. Although it is not genetic, most cases are caused around pregnancy or birth, so they are typically congenital. CP may be related to infection, radiation, or lack of oxygen during brain development, as well as premature birth and birth trauma. Damage can occur up to age 3. CP, caused by “a permanent, non-progressive defect” in the brain, affects posture, movement, and muscle tone. Cerebral palsy is not paralysis, but the motor centers of the brain are affected. Read more.
  3. 3. References: 1 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cerebral_palsy 2 http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cerebral-palsy/DS00302/DSECTION=treatments-and-drugs 3 http://chiropractorsandiego-thejoint.com/can-chiropractic-care-help-cerebral-palsy-patients/

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