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Can a person with cerebral palsy start to walk on their own with pt?

5 doctors weighed in
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

CP is a diverse condition so no one answer fits for all.
Some kids will be able to achieve better posture & mobility with PT while others do not.Sometimes it becomes a matter of giving them a chance to develop the mobility they want over a specific time frame. As they get older, they often decide the lure of walking like everyone else fades when they realize they can move faster in a chair.

In brief: Maybe

CP is a diverse condition so no one answer fits for all.
Some kids will be able to achieve better posture & mobility with PT while others do not.Sometimes it becomes a matter of giving them a chance to develop the mobility they want over a specific time frame. As they get older, they often decide the lure of walking like everyone else fades when they realize they can move faster in a chair.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. William Singer
Pediatrics - Neurology

In brief: Possible

depends on the extent of the motor handicap, many people with cerebral Palsy will be indipendently ambulatory

In brief: Possible

depends on the extent of the motor handicap, many people with cerebral Palsy will be indipendently ambulatory
Dr. William Singer
Dr. William Singer
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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

It depends on the level, but yes it is possible. Good luck.

In brief: Yes

It depends on the level, but yes it is possible. Good luck.
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman
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