Cerebral Palsy Symptoms: Living with CP as an Adult

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If you are currently one of the 764,000 people living with cerebral palsy (or know someone close to you living with it) I’m sure there is something always on your mind. What to expect for the future? How can you prepare for the cerebral palsy symptoms adulthood will bring? Cerebral palsy is a non-progressive disorder…

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Infantile Cerebral Palsy: CDC Finds No Drop in Cases

Infantile cerebral palsy can be horrible for a family to deal with. It’s a heartbreaking health condition that affects many families across the country.¬†The Center for Disease Control released the results of a study that shows that cerebral palsy has not decreased. The number of cases has not changed in the past 30 years. In…

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Cerebral Palsy Symptoms: Has Your Child Been Affected?

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Does it seem that your child is behind in the expected developmental stages? Did you experience a traumatic pregnancy or deliver prematurely and suspect your child may have been affected as a result? Cerebral palsy is a disorder of movement, muscle tone or posture that is often caused by damage occurring to the immature, developing…

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How Police Helped Child With Cerebral Palsy Fulfill Lifelong Dream

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In the early 2000s, a child with cerebral palsy was born in Australia. His parents, Gary and Narelle Cook, named him Sidney. At three months old, Sidney was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. Now, Sidney is a fun-loving, adventurous kid, but because of his diagnosis, he is wheelchair-bound. Sidney has always loved spending time with his…

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How Cerebral Palsy Affects the Human Brain

Cerebral palsy symptoms are numerous and complicated. Cerebral palsy itself is not a specific disease. Instead, it is a collection of disorders and injuries to the brain. How it affects each child will vary depending on the type of brain disorder or injury present. Cerebral palsy can occur during fetal development in the womb and…

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Brother Carries Brother on 111-Mile Cerebral Palsy Awareness Walk

When people talk about cerebral palsy diagnosis’ and birth injury statistics in general, they lament the pain, suffering, and overall negative aspects of the condition. Fortunately, that’s not always the case. In what will likely be the most uplifting story you hear about a person with a cerebral palsy diagnosis for some time, two brothers…

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Types of Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a complex condition that can manifest itself in many different forms. Cerebral palsy is the most common motor disability in childhood. The CDC estimated that an average of one in 323 children in the U.S. have the condition, exhibiting cerebral palsy symptoms. It can be caused by birth injuries — 20% of…

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How Common is Cerebral Palsy Birth Trauma?

The answer to that question might surprise some a bit. Cerebral palsy birth trauma is one of the most common conditions we see working as medical malpractice and birth injury lawyers. In fact, in terms of childhood disorders, cerebral palsy birth trauma is the most common motor disability. As parents, you spend the better part…

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3 Potential Forms of Cerebral Palsy Treatment

As birth injury lawyers, one of the most common conditions we deal with on a regular basis is cerebral palsy. Most people probably know there is currently no cure for a cerebral palsy diagnosis, which is one of the reasons why getting the right legal protection for a diagnosis caused by medical malpractice or negligence…

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7 Signs of Cerebral Palsy at Birth

One of the most common conditions birth injury lawyers see on a regular basis is the cerebral palsy diagnosis. Cerebral palsy is the most common motor disability in children and, unfortunately, approximately 20% of new-born babies are diagnosed with congenital cerebral palsy due to a brain injury during the birthing process. It is in these…

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