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 […]

Surgery and Cerebral Palsy: What You Need to Know

Cerebral Palsy Surgery Birth Injury

Having a baby who isn’t meeting developmental milestones can be a confusing and difficult time. You’re eagerly waiting for crawling and first steps. Or maybe your younger baby hasn’t rolled over yet, or continues to have problems holding his head up. If your baby’s doctor suspects cerebral palsy may be at the root of the […]