Spastic diplegia cerebral palsy rarediseases.info.nih.gov
“..is a form of cerebral palsy, a neurological condition that usually appears in infancy or early childhood and permanently affects muscle control and coordination. Affected people have increased muscle tone which leads to spasticity (stiff or tight muscles and exaggerated reflexes) in the legs. The arm muscles are generally less affected or not affected at all. Other signs and symptoms may include delayed motor or movement milestones (i.e. rolling over, sitting, standing); walking on toes; and a “scissored” gait (style of walking). It occurs when the portion of the brain that controls movement is damaged or develops abnormally. The exact underlying cause is often unknown; however, the condition has been associated with genetic abnormalities; congenital brain malformations; maternal infections or fevers; and/or injury before, during or shortly after birth. There is no cure, and treatment options vary depending on the signs and symptoms present in each person and the severity of the condition…”
“Published on Jun 24, 2012
Information on Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is a progressive neuro-muscular disorder causing mild to severe disabilities throughout life.
The condition is manifested as a group of persisting qualitative motor disorders which appear in young children due to damage to the brain during delivery or due to some pathological conditions in the intrauterine life.
The neurological problems are multiple but non progressive in nature.
Approximately 2 per 100 live birth result in a child with Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy is not hereditary.
Spastic diplegia (Medical Condition) , from youtube.com
“Published on May 25, 2015
Symptoms, risk factors and treatments of Spastic diplegia (Medical Condition)
Spastic diplegia, historically known as Little’s Disease, is a form of cerebral palsy that is a chronic neuromuscular condition of hypertonia and spasticity â€” manifested as an especially high and constant “tightness” or “stiffness” â€” in the muscles of the lower extremities of the human body, usually those of the legs, hips and pelvis
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What is Spastic Cerebral Palsy? cerebralpalsyguide.com
“..caused by a brain injury. Each type of cerebral palsy is caused by damage to a specific part of the brain.
Spastic cerebral palsy is caused by damage to the motor cortex and the pyramidal tracts of the brain, which connect the motor cortex to the spinal cord. Understanding the function of the motor cortex and pyramidal tracts helps to explain how damage to these systems affects movement in those with spastic CP…”
Diplegic Cerebral Palsy – Cerebral Palsy Symptoms cerebralpalsysymptoms.com
…How Infants Acquire Diplegic Cerebral Palsy
The most common way a baby gets diplegic cerebral palsy is because of neonatal asphyxia. This usually occurs when a newborn ends up without enough oxygen during the birthing process. Children who come out prematurely and/or have a low weight at birth are also at a greater risk of potentially acquiring this disability. Both traits can expose a baby to oxygen issues when birth occurs.
Rubella, high-grade fevers, and other maternal infections during pregnancy can also lead to an infant developing diplegic cerebral palsy…
Cerebral palsy – causes, types, diagnosis, therapy
“Published on Nov 6, 2012
Cerebral palsy – causes, types, diagnosis, therapy by http://health.india.com. Developmental pediatrician Dr Leena Deshpande tells us about cerebral palsy and how the parents of a child with this condition can deal with it. She can be consulted online at http://www.mediangels.com. Read more about the condition here http://health.india.com/diseases-cond…..”
Treatments and Therapies for Spastic Cerebral Palsy (CP) abclawcenters.com
Who Provides Therapeutic Care to Children with Cerebral Palsy?
Treatment for spastic cerebral palsy occurs on a multitude of fronts. The child’s physician should work closely with physical, speech and occupational therapists to improve the child’s ability to move, speak and perform everyday activities such as going to school. An orthotics and prosthetics team can provide braces and other devices to help with balance, walking and movement. Medicines can help relax muscle spasms and control pain and seizures. Sometimes surgery is performed to lessen spasticity…”
Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy | Treatment Available
“Published on Sep 16, 2015
After stem cell transplant and neuro rehabilitation for Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy now in 4 days only she can sit properly without bending her knees while standing and sitting.”
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Health and Fitness | Exercise | Physical Activity | CerebralPalsy … cerebralpalsy.org
“…Some exercises that can help people maintain a high level of fitness include:
Chair exercises (from a seated position in a chair or a wheelchair)
Organized sports of any kind
A person’s impairment may also dictate daily routines to maintain spasticity, thwart contractures, or maintain ..”
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When a child is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, a parent might wonder what’s in store for them in terms of therapy.
Which ones should they participate in? What is available? How long various interventions are expected to last?
Noreen Scott is a Physical Therapist and owner of Tender Ones Therapy Services in Dacula, Georgia.
She believes in the power of Physical Therapy when it comes to children with Cerebral Palsy.
“When we work with children with CP, our ultimate goal is for them to be as functional as they can possibly be and as independent. In order to be able to do those skills and be independent, you have to have the building blocks. What those building blocks are…are getting your range of motion through an acceptable amount, being flexible, being strong, having good balance…so that child can stand and walk and be independent on their own and as they grow older,” says Noreen.
In the following video report, Noreen explains how Cerebral Palsy affects children, goals associated with Physical Therapy, and how long parents should expect their child to see a Physical Therapist.
For more information on Noreen Scott or Tender Ones Therapy Services, Inc: http://www.tenderones.com
For more information on CP related therapies: http://www.cpdiscovery.com
Funding for CP Discovery is provided by http://www.rehabmart.com”
Cerebral Palsy: Exercise Programming
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Cerebral Palsy alternative and natural treatment by Ray Sahelian, M.D. raysahelian.com
Natural Remedies for Cerebral Palsy Oct 09, 2016 raysahelian.com
“..Some of the best treatments for cerebral palsy include Echinacea, fish oil, acupuncture, and physical therapy…
2. Fish Oil
Fish oil is an important source of omega-3 fats. These fats line the neural passageways and initiate more effective nerve communication and responses. Omega-3s also encourage the development of healthy brain tissue. You can take a fish oil supplement by mouth every day….
“Published on Apr 29, 2015
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Paralysis is a disease that can partially or completely affect your body and it can be in grownups & children. Paralysis or palsy is a disease caused by problem in Nervous System, where there is loss of muscular function. The disease is known by different technical names given to various forms of the disease. Hemiplegia is a paralytic condition where one side of the face is affected along with corresponding arm and leg. Diplegia is the name given to total paralysis. Monoplegia is the paralysis of single limb, whereas Paraplegia is paralysis of both sides.
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Woman misdiagnosed with cerebral palsy gets cure after 33 years By Paula Cohen CBS News April 22, 2015, 2:39 PM .cbsnews.com
“..The 38-year-old Minnesota mother of three was diagnosed as a child with spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that appears early in life and permanently disrupts the brain’s ability to control movement and balance.
For more than three decades, Abbott says she suffered from debilitating symptoms. “I could barely move my arms or legs to due to the countless hours of spasms, stiffness and cramping through out my body,” she wrote on her blog. She underwent “countless doctors visits, medical procedures, unnecessary medications and surgeries.”
Despite the physical challenges, she says she was able to “make friends, go away to college, marry and have children,” and she notes with pride that she managed “to maintain a positive attitude and be a joyful person throughout this whole ordeal.”
But it turns out the diagnosis was wrong. She never had cerebral palsy.
In 2010, a new doctor recognized that her symptoms, which never quite fit with the classic signs of cerebral palsy, were actually caused by something else: a rare but treatable condition called dopa-responsive dystonia…”
Woman Healed of Cerebral Palsy Through Vision
“I was His, and He was my Dad — and that was it forever,” she declares. “I just thought that if I was born with cerebral palsy, I must be born with it because God created me that way. I didn’t realize He wanted people healed. I didn’t realize He wanted good things for everyone, so, at first, I just thought, Well, there’s got to be a reason for it. He’s smarter than I am.”
During her teenage years, Marlene suffered numerous spasms caused by muscular surgery. These attacks were sometimes so violent they left her attendants with broken bones. After one severe spasm, Marlene was left almost totally paralyzed. Her vision, along with the rest of her condition, grew progressively worse.
In December 1980, as a last resort, Marlene was taken from her home in Missouri to the world’s finest hospital, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.
Her former nurse, Nancy White, remembers her condition. “Marlene was a spastic quadriplegic and pretty much depended on other people to provide for her needs. She needed someone to help her get in and out of bed, in and out of her wheelchair, and to help her go to the bathroom. She was pretty much dependent to the point where she really didn’t do a lot physically herself.”
Emerson had never had a miracle take place in his church.
“They gathered around me to pray,” Marlene remembers, “and the pastor said, ‘I don’t know how to pray.’ But he asked God to heal me from the top of my head to the tips of my toes. And then they asked if I wanted to stand up on faith.”
“Immediately upon lifting her out of the chair, we began to feel strength coming into her legs,” says Emerson. ..”
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“..It was in the hospital that we witnessed the spirit and fight she carries with her to this day. We had a few big scares while we were there, but that hospital was also the place where we first saw her smile, the place where we first held her. All the nurses called her a “fiery little one.” The miracles continued, and during that time, we learned about all of the terrible things that could have happened. Through the many challenges we faced, this knowledge left us with an overwhelming sense of gratitute—for our loving God, family and community that surround us.
When Noa was 1 year old, we noticed that as time was passing, so were some of the important milestones she should have been reaching. At a year old, Noa wasn’t able to support her weight enough to sit up. Her legs were tight, and she wasn’t using her hands the way we would have hoped. It took one visit to a neurologist to receive a diagnosis of spastic diplegia, a form of cerebral palsy that causes the legs to be riddled with spasticity. Because of this condition, she also has little muscle tone in her torso.
“Published on Mar 1, 2017
The story of one little girl who’s determination, heart, and will is to walk independently. Follow Noa on her journey and check out her website to donate and other fundraising event details.
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