Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy

Last updated Oct. 18, 2017. Dyskinetic cerebral palsy (also known as athetoid/athetosis or extrapyramidal CP) is characterized by abnormal, involuntary movements of the arms, legs, face and trunk. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), each year in the U.S., approximately 11,500 people are diagnosed with cerebral palsy (CP), and of those, 7–15% […]

Spastic Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Spastic CP Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury Lawsuits

Last updated Nov. 6, 2017. When you welcome a little one to the world, you want the very best for them. Occasionally, baby can become injured and/or develop any number of conditions or disorders, including cerebral palsy. Spastic cerebral palsy is one type of cerebral palsy, and it’s characterized by increased muscle tone, muscle stiffness, and […]

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Birth Injury

Last updated Oct. 18, 2017. Cerebral palsy (CP) is a disorder that permanently affects the brain’s ability to control movement. We’ve all heard of it, but did you know that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it is the most common motor disability in childhood? CP is seen in approximately 1/100 to […]