Year: 2018

4 Delivery Issues Indicating Cerebral Palsy Was Preventable

There are a number of circumstances by which Cerebral Palsy can become a reality for your child. Some of these circumstances can be unavoidable, while others cannot; the truth surrounding CP is that a wide number of factors can come into play regarding its cause. Unfortunately, many parents are unaware…

What Is Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy?

When your baby’s brain is cut off from oxygen it can lead to dire consequences. Brain cells can begin dying in as little as five minutes of oxygen deprivation. Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) is a brain injury caused by having a lack of oxygen to the brain. Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy due to…

Five Red Flags of Preventable Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy is an extremely complex topic. Whether referring to the wide range of symptoms that can be related to a diagnosis or the ways it can be caused, CP is something that, even with decades of research, we are still learning more about. Just as we have seen more…

Asphyxia and Cerebral Palsy

Getting into the core causes of your child’s Cerebral Palsy can be life changing due to the potential Lifetime Benefits he or she can be eligible for. We often talk about the causes of CP and one of the many terms thrown out there is asphyxia. The term may be…

Cerebral Palsy is Related to a Brain Injury

While Cerebral Palsy can be a complex condition, its root cause surrounds a brain injury. How this brain injury occurred can vary, whether from an infection, development issues during the pregnancy, complications involving a mother’s pregnancy and delivery, genetic factors, delivery factors and more. At its base, however, this brain…

Get Answers from a Cerebral Palsy Lawyer Today!

If you have been following our website or Facebook Page you likely know that we are dedicated to providing as much rich content as possible regarding the whirlwind of stories and news that exist in the ever changing field of Cerebral Palsy. Our goal with each of these posts is…

What is the IDEA Act and Section 504?

Children and teens spend most of their time on school grounds. According to The University of Michigan adolescents spend around 32.5 hours a week around the classroom. That number does not include the extra hours that are made up by after school activities that include sports, clubs and events like…

What is Baclofen and a Baclofen Pump?

Baclofen is medicine used to treat muscle symptoms that accompany Multiple Sclerosis and Cerebral Palsy. Muscles receive electric signals from your nerves that instruct when to tense up and when to relax. These signals can become abnormal due to damaged nerves which results in spasticity. Ending with muscles not moving…