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Medical Condition:
Cerebral Palsy
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Also Known As:
Little’s Disease

 

Description:

This is an impairment of movement due to lack of development or damage sustained by the brain either in growth or infection during pregnancy, premature birth or complications at birth. There are three types:
           

  • Spastic – muscles become rigid and the movement may be erratic
  • Ataxic – balance, movement of limbs can be wobbly and speech can be impaired.
  • Athetoid – uncontrolled movement of limbs

 

 

Please Note: The information provided here should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A medical practitioner should always be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of all medical conditions.

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