Cerebral Palsy-bakery

Some of the potential issues a child with cerebral palsy may face include:

  • Movement and walking disabilities
  • Speech difficulties
  • Learning disabilities
  • Cognitive impairments
  • Hearing or vision loss
  • Epilepsy
  • Emotional and behavioral challenges
  • Spinal deformities
  • Joint problems

What Causes Cerebral Palsy?

  • Poor brain development in the womb
  • Maternal infections or medical conditions
  • Disruption of blood flow to the developing brain
  • Genetic conditions
  • Ingestion of toxins or drugs during pregnancy
  • Damage to the head or skull during delivery
  • Complications related to premature delivery

 

Types of Cerebral Palsy

1. Spastic Cerebral Palsy

  • Delayed developmental milestones for moving.
  • Abnormal movements.
  • Movement inhibition.
  • Stiff and spastic muscles.
  • Difficulties controlling muscle movement.
  • Difficulties moving from one position to another.

2. Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy

  • Dystonia, repetitive and twisting motions.
  • Athetosis, writhing movements.
  • Chorea, unpredictable movements.
  • Poor posture.
  • Painful movements.
  • Difficulty swallowing or talking.

3. Ataxic Cerebral Palsy

  • Walking with feet spread far apart.
  • Trouble bringing hands together.
  • Unsteady gait.
  • Trouble grasping objects.
  • Over-correcting movements.
  • Trouble with repetitious movements.
  • Struggling with speech.
  • Slow eye movements.

4. Mixed Cerebral Palsy