Cerebral Palsy

Kennedy Gray

About Cerebral Palsy

Is a disorder in which it affects the muscle tone, movement, and motor skills. The causes of Cerebral Palsy include prematurity, genetic disorders, strokes, and infection of the brain. Cerebral Palsy is acquired at an early age. Sadly, nothing can be done to prevent Cerebral Palsy. Variations of the muscle tone, stiff muscles and exaggerated reflexes, and lack of muscle coordination. There are no detection of Cerebral Palsy, the child may be diagnosed soon after birth. There are treatment options for Cerebral Palsy like self-care, therapies, medications, surgery, and specialists.


Cerebral Palsy is due to abnormal brain development, often before birth. Symptoms that are included are exaggerated reflexes, floppy or rigid limbs, and involuntary motions. It is the most common physical disability in childhood. Cerebral Palsy is an umbrella term for a group of disorders. It is a condition that is permanent, but not unchanging. It can range from weakness in one hand, to an almost complete lack of voluntary movement. People with significant disability may require to have a 24 hour a day care.