Category: Cerebral Palsy

Birth Complications and Cerebral Palsy

Despite an extreme lack of awareness and education in the public surrounding Cerebral Palsy, it is still important to cut through the ‘weeds’ so to speak and explain this condition. Far too many parents experience the trauma of birth complications and Cerebral Palsy diagnoses when a medical professional deviates from…

Signs Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy May Have Been Preventable

We have discussed in-depth the various ways in which “medical misinformation” can be presented by medical professionals regarding Cerebral Palsy. Whether it’s using a different terminology that doesn’t carry as much gravity, letting parents think it will not be a lifelong issue, that it may have been preventable or even…

What Does Cerebral Palsy Do to the Body?

Cerebral palsy is an umbrella term for several neuromuscular issues caused by injury to the brain before, during or after pregnancy. Since the term encompasses an array of circumstances, the way that each person is affected by the condition varies. Some people experience difficulties when writing or tying their shoes….

Cerebral Palsy is a Lifelong Journey

One of our favorite parts about managing our Facebook Page is hearing the diverse set of voices that represent the Cerebral Palsy community. Ranging from parents of newborns with CP looking for information all the way to grandmas with an amazing amount of personal (and medical) knowledge of this condition,…

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…

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…

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 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…