October 03, 2019 2:31 pm
Cerebral palsy is an incurable disease, but there are corrective surgeries, various therapies and assistive devices which can help them overcome disabilities and make it easier for adapting new activities of daily living.
July 16, 2019 4:06 pm
Doctors have suggested that before the surgery, a child should be screened and evaluated to check for the eligibility for surgery so that problems such as bone deformities and contractures can be alleviated.
May 31, 2019 10:33 am
From birth to five years of age, a child should reach movement goals―also known as milestones―such as rolling over, sitting up, standing and walking. A delay in reaching these movement milestones could be a sign of cerebral palsy.
May 12, 2019 10:52 am
Mother's Day 2019: Meet Rupali Nayak, mother of Mamta Nayak who was born with cerebral palsy and has now passed her class 10 exam securing 90.4 per cent. We take a look at her inspirational journey as a mother.
May 03, 2019 9:45 am
Intellectual disabilities may be associated with other developmental disorders such as autism and cerebral palsy or may present as pure intellectual disabilities not associated with any other syndromes. However, not all children with cerebral palsy or autism have intellectual disabilities.
May 01, 2019 5:09 pm
The procedure, known as selective dorsal rhizotomy, involves cutting some of the sensory nerves from the legs while they enter the spinal cord in order to relieve stiffness, improve mobility and reduce the affected children’s pain levels.
January 04, 2019 4:06 pm
There are many symptoms during pregnancy that may cause damage to the developing child’s brain, which can later lead to cerebral palsy. The disease is considered to be mostly congenital, which makes it all the more important for the mother to be extra cautious.
November 26, 2017 5:11 pm
Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder that develops in early childhood and permanently damages the speech, movement and posture, vision and learning disabilities of a child. Babies exposed to paracetamol were 30 per cent more likely to have overall cerebral palsy.
September 20, 2015 12:13 am
While the current devices cost Rs 10,000 and above, the affordable version is priced at Rs 4,000, and mass production will further bring the costs down.
August 06, 2015 12:40 pm
'The Wings of Life' was published on August 4. Liu, suffering from congenital cerebral palsy - the most common cause of physical disability in children - dropped out after she had graduated from middle school.