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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral means pertaining to cerebrum/main part of the brain and Palsy means paralysis. It is said that if a child does not cry at the time of birth the oxygen does not go to his brain and it affects the brain, brain does not work, with the result the child becomes silent spectator, sometimes even unable to move.

Cerebral Palsy (CP) is a group of non-progressive movement disorders affecting muscle tone, physical ability and motor skills. It is one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. Cerebral Palsy is caused by damage to the motor control centers of the developing brain and can occur during pregnancy, during childhood, or after birth up to about age three.

Causes of Cerebral Palsy

  • The causes of cerebral palsy are largely unknown. But some theories suggest that infections, birth injuries, and poor oxygen supply to the brain before, during, and immediately after birth are common causes of CP.
  • Premature Births
  • Severe illness (such as meningitis) during the first years of life, physical trauma, and severe dehydration can cause brain injury and result in CP.

Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy

  • Choking
  • Difficulty grasping objects
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Inability in movements
  • Fatigue
  • Inability to focus on objects
  • Inability to heare
  • Seizures
  • Inability to communicate clearly


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