What Causes Cerebral Palsy?

  • Poor brain development in the womb
  • Maternal infections or medical conditions
  • Disruption of blood flow to the developing brain.
  • 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

Mixed cerebral palsy presents a unique set of challenges as it combines symptoms from different types of cerebral palsy. Individuals with mixed cerebral palsy may have varying degrees of muscle stiffness, involuntary movements, and difficulty with balance and coordination. At Rehabcare Lahore, we offer specialized therapies tailored to address the specific needs of individuals with mixed cerebral palsy, aiming to improve mobility, communication, and overall quality of life.

 

  • Mixed cerebral palsy combines symptoms from multiple subtypes of the condition.
  • Symptoms may include muscle stiffness (spasticity), involuntary movements (athetosis), and problems with balance and coordination (ataxia).
  • Rehabcare Lahore provides tailored therapies to address the unique challenges of mixed cerebral palsy.
  • Our goal is to improve mobility, communication, and overall quality of life for individuals with mixed cerebral palsy.