Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency (PFFD) is congenital femoral deficiency & deformity of the proximal femur. This problem is also known as a congenital femoral deficiency. This congenital anomaly may have instability & mal orientation of hip & knee, deformity of femur, acetabular dysplasia, muscular contracture and limb shortening. Sometimes they can also have knee ligament […]
Tibial Hemimelia Treatment Tibial hemimelia is congenital absence of tibia. Its severity ranges from a minor deficiency in length to complete absence of tibia. Infant can present with sever deformity & shortening of leg, equinovarus deformity of foot & instability of knee & ankle joint. Drohr paley has classified this problem in five variety on […]
Fibular Hemimelia Fibular hemimelia is a congenital anomaly in which fibula is not developed completely or part of the fibula is absent. Till now, no clear cut cause (Aetiology) is defined for this problem. Most of the time fibular hemimelia will be associated with foot & ankle problem along with leg shortening. Sometimes they may […]
Cerebral Palsy Complications, Prevention & Risk Factors Cerebral palsy is a condition caused by damage to any part of the brain during development. This damage is categorized to occur anytime during prenatal, perinatal or postnatal period. Poor obstetric care had been regarded as resulting many of these cerebral palsy complications but it is seen now […]
Cerebral Palsy Babies & Infants Cerebral palsy as the name indicates is paralysis caused by the damaged brain. But the symptoms of cerebral palsy babies may vary greatly depending on type and severity of lesion in the brain. It is not always full blown paralysis. The brain damage although is non-progressive but the clinical symptoms […]
Spina Bifida Spina Bifida is a congenital development disorder caused by incomplete closure of Embryonic neural tube that leads to the bony defect in vertebral canal through which spinal Card, nerve root and meanings came out of canal or protrude. The first stage of development defect of spina bifida occurs in the first two to […]
Cerebral Palsy Life Expectancy Cerebral palsy is a lifelong condition and comprises of many neuro-motor problems. It can present in a variety of manner from little clumsiness in gait to severe disability. An extent of the deficit is based on extent & site of insult in the brain. Most of the time parents ask the […]
Ataxic Cerebral Palsy Ataxic cerebral palsy is a rare variety of cerebral palsy (5-10%). It occurs because of malformation or insult to the cerebellum. In 50% cases, it is an autosomal recessive trait and in others, it is acquired by meningitis & head injury. All the movements are affected by abnormal forces, lack of accuracy […]
Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy Dyskinetic cerebral palsy is defined as cerebral palsy with uncontrolled involuntary abnormal movements. In this type, the lesion is situated in basal ganglia. Most of the time it occurs because of kernicterous (high bilirubin level in blood) in pre term baby. Diskynetic cerebral palsy can present in two different patterns including choreo-athetoid […]
Cerebral Palsy Causes Cerebral palsy is a group of nuro motor disorder which occur because of insult to developing the brain in foetus & infant upto 2 years of age. Aetiology for brain insult is identifiable in 50% cases only. In utero, main cerebral palsy causes are genetic issue, metabolic problem, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, maternal diabetes, […]
Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Cerebral palsy is a group of neuro-motor disorder, which comprise of difficulty in sitting, crawling, standing & walking along with other associated problem in speech, hearing, vision, recurrent chest infection, epilepsy etc. Cerebral palsy occurs because of some insult to an immature brain of fetus in-utero, during delivery and infant upto 2 […]
Cerebral Palsy Types Cerebral palsy can present in a variety of manner. The disability also varies from clumsiness in gait to sever disability. Most common problem in cerebral palsy is sensory motor issue. Clinically cerebral palsy can have a different pattern of movement disorder like spastic, dyskinetic, ataxic & mixed cerebral palsy types. In spastic […]
Cerebral palsy camp for cerebral palsy & orthopedic disability children at Varanasi on 2nd April 2017. Venue & timing are given in pamphlet.
Camp for children with cerebral palsy & orthopedic disability at Pratapgarh on 9th April 2017. Venue & timing are given in pamphlet.
Cerebral Palsy Surgery A cerebral palsy is a group of neuro-motor disorder which comprise of the problem in ambulation along with a problem in cognition, perception, vision, hearing, speech, oromotor problem etc. Usually, treatment of cerebral palsy requires good rehab measure which includes multimodal physiotherapy, training in ADL activity & brace. If we look into […]