Cerebral Palsy Treatment
There is no complete cure for cerebral palsy as brain damage can not be repaired. A proper cerebral palsy cure and cerebral palsy treatment can manage the CP problem in the children, focuses on rehabilitation of child up to their maximum potential and limiting their disability. The goal is to allow these children to live happily with least impact of the CP disability. This concept of CP treatment help to manage the problem in Children and provide physical strength, ability to work, prevent daily routine difficulties and help to improve their quality of life. The treatment plan of cerebral palsy is based on multiple factors including age of presentation, the severity of disability, associated medical problem etc. In cerebral palsy treatment, specialist helps these children to improve the physical, functional status of Child and quality of life. Regular treatment of CP children from best cerebral palsy specialist or surgeon can improve the condition of children. The best care and support is also required a proper cerebral palsy cure and improvement in the patient.
Cerebral Palsy Treatment Includes
Cerebral palsy therapy: Therapy help to improve functional mobility, endurance & flexibility in muscles and physical stamina. therapy in cerebral palsy involves physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech-language therapy. Physical therapy is a very important part of cerebral palsy treatment and should be continued for a long duration. it includes NDT, SI, Strength training exercise, CIMT activity oriented exercise etc. Strength training exercise helps a lot in these children. children need intensive therapy during the early phase of life, growth spurt and after surgery. Occupational therapy help in the activity of daily life like dressing, brush, bathing, eating, writing, playing etc. Speech-language therapy help to make the correct pronunciation of words and helps to understand verbal languages.
Medicines: Medicine help to control some associated cerebral palsy medical problem in children. an antispasmodic drug are infrequently used for spasticity. anticonvulsant are being used for convulsion but dose has to be titrated according to frequency of convulsion & weight of child. calcium & vitamin D supplement are very important for these children
Cerebral palsy surgery: Surgery is required to reduce the stiffness and to manage contracture & bony torsion. surgery is mainly indicated in a spastic & mixed variety of cerebral palsy surgery in cerebral palsy can be orthopedic surgery or Selective dorsal rhizotomy. Orthopedic surgery includes Muscle lengthening by aponeurotic release, Tendon lengthening, Tendon transfer, Arthrodesis, Osteotomy, Tenotomy etc. With the latest research, we do the more bony correction and lesser tendon surgery to maintain muscle power & balance. Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy is kind of partial selective neurectomy at nerve root level. it helps in reducing spasticity and stiffness of muscles but some time can cause irreversible weakness in muscle & spinal deformity.
Equipment and devices also use for cerebral palsy treatment. most of the children need a brace, walking aid and other devices which helps them in Activity of daily life. braces, splints, walkers, wheelchairs, special seats, special shoes, standers and many more other equipment help these children with cerebral palsy. use of these devices varies according to the need for particular cerebral palsy affected children.