A 37-year-old member asked:
what are main symptoms of child with cerebral palsy?
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Dr. Hank Chambers answered
38 years experience Pediatric Sports Medicine
Movement problems: One of the biggest problems facing children with cerebral palsy is spasticity which is increased tone in the muscles. This cause problems walking, using their upper extremities, sometimes speaking or swallowing. Children with more severe cerebral palsy also have seizure disorders and cognitive problems. Unfortunately almost all organ systems are affected by cp.
Answered on Aug 14, 2012
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