A cerebral palsy is a group of different nervous system disorders that are present at birth or appear in the first 3 years of life. Cerebral palsy is a problem with muscle function. It is caused by brain injury or abnormal development of the brain that occurs while a child’s brain is still developing. This may be before the baby is born, during the birth or soon after birth.
Cerebral palsy symptoms include muscle stiffness, floppiness, weakness, uncontrolled body movements, and problems with balance and coordination. It usually appears in children before they are 3 years old & usually due to lack of oxygen supply to the brain during birth.
Although the brain damage doesn’t worsen over a person’s lifetime, symptoms can vary in severity.
It’s usually caused by a problem with the brain that occurs before, during or after birth.
The symptoms of Cerebral Palsy vary from person-to-person. Some people with Cerebral palsy may have difficulty walking and sitting. The symptoms can become more severe or less severe over time and they vary from one patient to another. Movement and coordination problems associated with cerebral palsy may include:
Most Important Signs associated with Cerebral Palsy:
These need special attention due to the nature of their complication.