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managing spasticity in children

I t's estimated that a half-million children and adults in America have some type of cerebral palsy — a form of brain damage that affects muscle tone and control.

CDC CnsmrFact EngV3

Cerebral Palsy FACT SHEET What is cerebral palsy? Cerebral means having to do with the brain. Palsy means weakness or problems with using the muscles.


CEREBRAL PALSY Cerebral Palsy Revised 04/08/05 Page 1 of 11 The term Cerebral Palsy (CP) refers to a group of nonprogressive lesions or disorders in the brain characterized by paralysis, spasticity, or abnormal control of movement or posture, such as poor coordination or lack of balance.


1 each of us remember... parents of children with cerebral palsy answer your questions

Reference Summary

X-Plain Bell's Palsy Reference Summary Introduction Bell's palsy is a paralysis of one side of the face. It affects approximately 40,000 Americans each year.

Practical Oral Care for People With Cerebral Palsy

P ractical O ral C are for People With Cerebral Palsy P roviding oral care to people with cerebral palsy requires adaptation of the skills you use every day.

A Guide to Understanding Cerebral Palsy

4 Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy isn't one condition. Rather, the term describes a wide range of disorders and developmental disabilities that can arise from damage to a child's developing brain before, during or shortly after birth.

facial palsy guide

a guide to understanding facial palsy t his parent's guide to facial palsy is designed to answer questions that are frequently asked by parents of a child with facial palsy.

MR of Oculomotor Nerve Palsy

MRofOculomotor Nerve Palsy PamelaY. Blake, Alexander S. Mark, Jorge Kattah, and Martin Kolsky PURPOSE: To assess the utility of MR in third cranial nerve palsy.

PCR and DNA sequencing

Copyright © Freund Publishing House Limited Int J Disabil Hum Dev 2008;7(4):427-434 _____ Cancer mortality in cerebral palsy in California, 1988-2002 Steven M Day, PhD, FAACPDM 1, Jordan Brooks, MPH 1 ...