A member asked:

My 1 year 6 month-old daughter has a weak left side even after physio for a year. she holds her hand in a fist and wont stand on her left leg/foot.

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Dr. James Ferguson answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Likely to continue: It sounds like you are describing a form of cerebral palsy. A left sided hemiplegia related to an injury to the motor nerves. I assume you have had an evaluation by a pediatric neurologist & discussed the origin and expectations for future function. If not, you should. Regular therapy can minimize the long term effect on her eventual abilities but it will be some years before a full picture will b

Answered 3/28/2020



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