Is Dystonia Disorder Cerebral Palsy?

Dystonia Disorder Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physical disability in children. It’s a collection of disorders stemming from injury to the brain before or during birth or in the early months of life that affects movement, balance, and posture. About one in six cases of CP also involve dystonia, which is characterized by involuntary muscle […]

Can Video Games Help Children with Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral Palsy Video Games

When our child has a disorder, we want to do everything possible to help treat her. If there isn’t a cure, such as with cerebral palsy, we’re likely to explore multiple avenues to making her live the happiest life she can. We’ll buy assistive devices, like a wheelchair or walking aid, and take her to both […]

Infant Torticollis: What Parents Need to Know

Infant Torticollis Safe Birth Project

Torticollis — Latin for “twisted neck” — is a head tilt caused by a shortened neck muscle typically on one side of the head. This causes a child or infant to tip the head to one side, while keeping the chin rotated to the opposite side. You may notice that baby keeps her head turned […]