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Sat, 14 May 2011 00:00:00 -0400The world is fully aware about the role played by the umbilical cord stem cells in treatment of various diseases. Recently Australian researchers came to know about one more revolutionary treatment of the umbilical cord blood. Researchers of Melbourne medical center told that now Australasian children suffering from cerebral palsy would be able to get treatment through cord blood.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Cerebral palsy can be related to brain paralysis. This is a particular condition that refers to the malfunctioning of body movement that greatly affects the overall balance of the body, posture, as well as the general function of the nervous system especially for serious cases. There are lots causes attributed cerebral palsy which include but not limited to damage to a particular part of the brain or abnormal development during pregnancy. Cerebral palsy can be detected during the early stage of childhood particularly when the stage of development of the infant is significantly slowed down.
Mon, 25 Apr 2011 00:00:00 -0400Cerebral palsy is categorized as a type of neurological disorder that happens because of damage inflicted on the part of the brain that is responsible for controlling the body's motor skills. And while cerebral palsy cannot be completely treated, there are therapies, specialized training and care in order for patients with cerebral palsy to be able to lead an almost normal life. More often than not, most children with cerebral palsy do not suffer mental difficulties and most of them are often highly intelligent and can even attend a regular school.
Mon, 11 Jan 2010 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy affects thousands of children each year. Cerebral palsy refers to a group of disorders that have an affect on a person's coordination and ability to move. Cerebral palsy may make daily living tasks for those afflicted with the disorder. There are three types of cerebral palsy that can affect children.
Fri, 28 Nov 2008 00:00:00 -0500More than thousands of people have been diagnosed with cerebral palsy, with very different circumstances leading to this defect. Cerebral palsy is a physical disorder wherein the motor skills of a person are in defect due to problems in the brain that controls the nerves and the muscles, thus making it a neurological problem.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500This is a difficult question to answer... Certainly, there are a greater number of preventative measures around today to help reduce the chances of a baby having Cerebral Palsy. Extensive research into the causes of the disorder has been carried out to help find ways of preventing Cerebral Palsy.
Tue, 16 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Spastic cerebral palsy affects around 70 percent of children with cerebral palsy. In this form a child's muscles are stiffly and permanently contracted, limiting their range of motion and causing jerky, unpredictable movements. Often a child has trouble holding or letting go of objects or moving from position to position.
Mon, 15 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500A physical therapist specializes in improving the development of the large muscles of the body, such as those in the legs, arms and abdomen (gross motor skills). Physical therapists help children learn better ways to move and balance. They may help children with cerebral palsy learn to walk, use a wheelchair, stand by themselves, or go up and down stairs safely.
Sun, 14 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy is not one disease with a single origin, like chicken pox or measles. It is a group of disorders that are related but probably stem from a number of different causes. When physicians diagnose cerebral palsy in an individual child, they look at risk factors, the symptoms, the mother's and child's medical history, and the onset of the disorder.
Sun, 14 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Family members working together with health professionals can use home treatment to provide the best possible care for a baby or young child with cerebral palsy (CP). Learn about the condition. Often the biggest problem for parents is fear of the unknown. Learn about the condition so you are best able to help your child. You may find local or national cerebral palsy organizations helpful, especially in dealing with the impact of daily emotional and lifestyle issues.
Sat, 13 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy (CP) is a result of injury to or abnormal development of the brain. In many cases, the exact cause of this injury is not known. The damage or abnormality may occur during pregnancy, birth, or within the first 2 to 3 years of life.
Sat, 13 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy is not a new disorder. There have probably been children with cerebral palsy as long as there have been children. But the medical profession did not begin to study cerebral palsy as a distinct medical condition until 1861.
Fri, 12 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy (CP) cannot be cured; however, a variety of treatments can help people with CP to maximize their abilities and physical strength, prevent complications, and improve their quality of life.
Fri, 12 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy is an umbrella-like term used to describe a group of chronic disorders impairing control of movement that appear in the first few years of life and generally do not worsen over time. The disorders are caused by faulty development of or damage to motor areas in the brain that disrupts the brain's ability to control movement and posture.
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Why does your child have cerebral palsy? The simplest answer to this question is because your child has brain damage. This leads naturally into the second question: Why does your child have brain damage? There are many possible answers to this second question, because there are many reasons children can sustain brain damage.
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Following your child's interdisciplinary assessment, the professionals providing care for your child will develop recommendations for his or her treatment. Many treatments are available to help a child function at the highest level possible.
Thu, 11 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Parents from around the world have helped their children with cerebral palsy move along the path to wellness. Using the programs developed by The Institutes, children diagnosed with cerebral palsy have been able to improve function and, in many cases, perform at peer level-and above.
Thu, 04 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Children with cerebral palsy get no benefit from expensive high-pressure oxygen treatment, a highly touted alternative therapy, new research has found. A study published this week in The Lancet medical journal is the first to properly investigate whether the technique improves the lives of children with the incurable disability.
Thu, 04 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Oral medications such as diazepam, baclofen, dantrolene sodium, and tizanidine are usually used as the first line of treatment to relax stiff, contracted, or overactive muscles. These drugs are easy to use, except that dosages high enough to be effective often have side effects, among them drowsiness, upset stomach, high blood pressure, and possible liver damage with long-term use.
Wed, 03 Jan 2007 00:00:00 -0500Cerebral palsy or CP is a general term that includes disabilities in the neurological functions involving movement and posture. It is a disorder that is non-progressive and begins from disruptions in the development of the child's brain during pregnancy, at birth or after.
Wed, 01 Nov 2006 00:00:00 -0500For a child diagnosed with cerebral palsy which appeared as a result of medical malpractice you should know that there are lawyers specialized in solving such cases and they can help you to get a medical compensation for malpractice and ensure proper treatment for your child.
Fri, 04 Aug 2006 00:00:00 -0400All about what cerebralpalsy is. Cerebral palsy is an umbrella-like term used to describe a group of chronic disorders impairing control of movement that appear in the first few years of life and generally do not worsen over time. The disorders are caused by faulty development of or damage to motor areas in the brain that disrupts the brain's ability to control movement and posture.
Sat, 20 May 2006 00:00:00 -0400Cerebral Palsy is a very fatal disease that mainly causes motor impairment that may damage the brain. This results in the symptoms of mental retardation that can be seen in young children. These children with mental disabilities have to face serious problem in interaction with their parent and society.
Tue, 11 Oct 2005 00:00:00 -0400Cerebral palsy is a general term describing a group of chronic non-pregressive neurological symptoms which cause impaired control of movement and which are evident in the first few years of life, usually before age 3. The disorders are induced by damage or faulty development of the motor areas in the brain, disrupting the patient's ability to control movement and posture.