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What is cerebral palsy and how can it be treated?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Research definition

CP is a disorder of movement or posture related to brain injury that occurred from pregnancy until the third birthday.
Injury can be from loss of blood flow, oxygen,infection,etc. It can be associated with many other related problems depending on the extent. Each case is somewhat unique,most are mild and improve with developmental therapy like P.T.Referral to a developmental center is appropriate.

In brief: Research definition

CP is a disorder of movement or posture related to brain injury that occurred from pregnancy until the third birthday.
Injury can be from loss of blood flow, oxygen,infection,etc. It can be associated with many other related problems depending on the extent. Each case is somewhat unique,most are mild and improve with developmental therapy like P.T.Referral to a developmental center is appropriate.
Dr. James Ferguson
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